ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Southern-Style Potato Salad

Yield Makes 8 servings
This classic potato salad is perfect for cookouts, family reunions, and holiday gatherings. 

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds potatoes (about 4 large)
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, grated
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Garnishes: chopped fresh parsley, grape tomatoes

How to Make It

  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover 40 minutes or until tender; drain and cool. Peel potatoes, and cut into 1-inch cubes.

  2. Stir together potatoes and eggs.

  3. Stir together mayonnaise and next 7 ingredients; gently stir into potato mixture. Cover and chill. Sprinkle with bacon just before serving. Garnish, if desired.

Cook's Notes

You can substitute light mayonnaise and sour cream with good results.