Classic Creamy New England Potato Salad

Classic Creamy New England Potato Salad

No two cooks make potato salad in quite the same way and the same can be said for any two geographic regions. If you're looking to change up your potato salad routine, try this recipe for Classic Creamy New England Potato Salad. Made with a rich and delicious sour cream based dressing, this chunky potato salad is one that will wow any crowd, no matter where they're from. Classic potato salad recipes come in all shapes and sizes and this version is just one of many we love. Give it a try and see what you think of the Northeast's take on potato salad!


  • 3 pounds potatoes, cooked
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 5 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 eggs, hard-cooked and sieved
  • 1 pint sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olives, sliced


  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch cubes; chill.
  2. Add celery, 3 Tbsps vinegar and salt.
  3. Fold eggs into sour cream, add remaining vinegar, pepper, mustard, garlic and onion.
  4. Place potato mixture in salad bowl, add dressing and toss well. Garnish with olives.


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What does the s stand for behind the 1 12 Tbsp prepared mustard?


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