Perfect Potato Salad
Pesto Potato Salad
We start with a pot of cold water, then add a tablespoon of vinegar to help the potatoes hold their shape. To make ahead, complete steps 1 and 2, and refrigerate. Toss together arugula mixture just before serving.
New Potatoes with Shaved Celery, Buttermilk, and Dill
Crisp potatoes and a mild creamy dressing help keep this chunky potato salad from being anything but boring. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.
This update of a classic Russian side dish most closely resembles a creamy potato salad. You can swap the relish for chopped capers, if you like.
Grilled Potato Salad
Mayo-Free Potato Salad
For those interested in a delicious potato salad sans the mayo, greek yogurt is a great substitute.
Classic American Potato Salad
With potatoes, pancetta, eggs, and cheese...what's not to love about this Spaghetti Carbonara turned potato salad? Try this served alongside barbecue chicken or pork and slaw. If you don't want to make the homemade aioli (which is really worth it), use 1/2 cup of store-bought mayo. You can also use bacon instead of pancetta, if you like.
Creamy Potato Salad with Bacon
Take classic potato salad up a notch by using red new potatoes and sprinkling the dish with parsley, tarragon and bacon before serving.
Fingerling Potato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette
Little fingerling potatoes are fantastic in potato salads, in part because their skin-to-flesh ratio is much smaller than big potatoes, so there's more dynamic textural difference in every bite.
Lemon-Caper Parmesan Potato Salad Bites
Turn "jacket potatoes" into irresistible potato salad bites. Capers offer a twist on traditional relish; they're actually pickled flower buds and add bright, briny flavor to this appetizer.
Grilled Potato Salad
Grilling brings out deep, delicious flavors in potatoes, so you can do a lighter dressing while still getting that punch of flavor.
Sour Cream Potato Salad
Everyone needs an easy potato salad recipe in their summer sides rotation. We used sour cream to lighten this mayo-based potato salad up a bit. To lighten it up even more, substitute sour cream for greek yogurt.
Smoked Potato Salad
This is the recipe you need for those potluck gatherings where you really want to impress but then find you’re supposed to bring … potato salad. This version will wow, from its beautiful indigo color to its rich, smoky flavor. A nice hit of cumin and chipotle chile powder amplifies the smokiness and makes for a deeply savory salad. If the purple potatoes (or other small, waxy potatoes if you can’t find purple ones) are larger than we specify, cut them in half so they’ll cook evenly and get tender.
Pascagoula Potato Salad
"On the Mississippi Gulf Coast, some people eat gumbo with a dollop of potato salad instead of rice. Delicious!"
Green Bean Potato Salad with Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette (Wade's Potato Salad)
This vibrant and colorful side dish is sure to be a total show-stopper in any cookout, picnic, or potluck scenario--it's anything but your typical, creamy, mayo-based potato salad. Crisp, delicately sweet green beans pair up with tender, fluffy petite red potatoes for the base of this dynamic salad. The super simple lemony dressing is balanced by the salty kick of soy sauce, a touch of toastiness from sesame oil, and just a bit of heat from crushed red pepper. And the finishing touches put this recipe right over the top: mint leaves for a touch fresh herbaceousness and toasted almonds and sesame seeds for added nutty crunch.
Creamy Potato Salad
Here's a salad you can feel good about eating at your next cookout or picnic.
Mushroom-Potato Salad with Miso "Mayo"
The salad holds up well and can be made up to a day ahead--but bring it to room temperature before serving for the biggest umami blast.
Cacio e Pepe Roasted Potato Salad
Replace your standby potato salad with this riff on Cacio e Pepe pasta. Cheese and potatoes are an indisputably good combination—and this side's sure to become a picnic, cookout, and even a weeknight favorite. Try this peppery potato salad alongside a grilled steak and be sure to serve it immediately to retain the potatoes' crispy texture.
Yukon Gold Potato Salad
A middle ground between waxy red potatoes and starchy russets, buttery Yukon Golds are great in potato salad.
New Potato and Fennel Salad
This bright and tangy potato salad pairs wonderfully with the ham. We prefer buttery Castelvetrano olives if you can find them.
Lemon-Arugula Potato Salad
Take your potato salad up a notch with this sophisticated version featuring Yukon gold potatoes, arugula and a tangy lemon vinaigrette.
Bacon Potato Salad
Everything’s better with bacon, including creamy potato salad. Also contributing to the flavor are pimiento and green onions.
Lemon-Dill Potato Salad
The bright citrus and fresh herb flavors of this delicate potato salad are delicious paired with fish or chicken.
Cobb Potato Salad
Transform a Cobb salad into a potato salad by adding avocado, blue cheese, bacon, tomato and lettuce to boiled red potatoes.
Smoked Potato Salad
This recipe will change everything you think you know about potato salad. In your grill, the potatoes cook in a covered aluminum pan next to another pan of mesquite wood chips. After they're smoked, the potatoes are topped with seasonings and herbs.
Veggie Potato Salad
This “all-in-one” side dish features potato salad with the addition of garden-fresh vegetables such as carrots, celery, radishes, and green beans.
Chipotle Potato Salad
The smoky flavor of chipotle chiles is all the rage these days, so go ahead and add this flavor to your potato salad.
Mom’s Potato Salad
Here’s the potato salad you grew up loving. Make it with diced potato, sweet pickles, celery, chopped egg, and a good amount of mayonnaise.
New Potato Salad
Combine cooked new potatoes with chopped celery, shallots and parsley and dress with a mixture of mayonnaise and mustard for a creamy, tangy potato side dish salad.
Potato Salad 101
An all-American necessity at summer get-togethers and reunions, this creamy, old-fashioned potato salad uses pickle relish, eggs, and mustard.
Savory Potato Salad
The secret ingredient in this summer-ready side, lemon zest, adds a bright zip of flavor to the creamy Dijon-mayonnaise dressing.
Creamy Red Potato Salad
Serve a picnic-friendly side that's colorful, delicious, and clocks in at just under a dollar per serving.
Paul Revere Potato Salad
You'll want to warn all your guests that this special side dish is coming. Update the traditional potato salad recipe by adding bay leaves, whole-grain mustard, and tarragon vinegar for a budget-friendly, cookout-ready side.
Potato and Green Bean Salad
Two quarters are all you need to enjoy a serving of this summery side dish. Let trimmed green beans share the red potatoes' spotlight and toss them together in a creamy mixture of mayonnaise, white wine vinegar, and fresh herbs.
Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad
Welcome summer with a salad featuring a trio of potatoes. Using three different colors is simply for presentation; feel free to use all of one type, if you prefer. If you do use different types, be sure to cook them separately. Blue potatoes are starchier, so they're best cooked on their own and added just before serving.
Hot German Potato Salad
Skip the creamy mayonnaise base and make a light, tangy dressing to toss with red potatoes. Crumbled bacon and turkey kielbasa add a hearty bite to this zesty side.
Dilled Potato Salad With Feta
Invite the flavor of Greece to your next cookout by serving a potato salad tossed with crumbled feta cheese. The rich, smooth cheese highlights the tart red wine vinegar and the crunchy fresh veggies.