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Southern Style Potato Salad

Southern Style Potato Salad

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


This Southern inspired Potato Salad feels like an embrace, on a plate. Blending together tender potatoes, creamy mayo. And a medley of flavors from mustard, pickle relish and a whiff of apple cider vinegar. Each spoonful narrates tales of family outings and sunny afternoons. Featuring the crispness of celery and the smoothness of boiled eggs, for added depth. It’s a dish spiced with paprika for a pop of hue and tradition beckoning all to gather ’round the table for junctures of happiness and culinary charm.



3 lb of Yukon Gold, Russet, or Red Potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized cubes

1 c of high-quality mayonnaise (preferably Duke’s brand)

2 tbsp of yellow mustard

2 tsp of apple cider vinegar

¼ c of sweet pickle relish

4 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped

2 ribs of celery, finely chopped

c of green onions, finely chopped

Kosher salt, adjusted to taste

Freshly ground black pepper, adjusted to taste

Paprika, for garnishing


Prepare the Potatoes: Start by placing potatoes in a pot and covering them with cold water. Bring it to a boil, over medium-high heat. Let it cook for about 10 to 15 minutes. Until they are soft. Drain the water. Allow the potatoes to cool down a bit.

Prepare the Dressing: In a bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, and apple cider vinegar until you get a smooth mixture.

Mix Everything Together: Add pickle relish, chopped eggs, celery, green onions, and cooked potatoes to the bowl with the dressing. Gently stir everything together until all ingredients are well coated.

Season, with Salt and Pepper according to your taste.

Present and Serve: Transfer the salad to a serving dish. Sprinkle some paprika on top for a touch of color and flavor.

Relish your Homemade Southern Style Potato Salad!


For a Southern Style Potato Salad that’s gluten-free. And immaculate for any assemblage here’s a tip; carefully review all your elements. Particularly the mayonnaise and mustard. To make sure they don’t possess any covert gluten. While potatoes, eggs, and fresh vegetables are guilelessly free of gluten. It’s important to be prudent with condiments. As they may occasionally have gluten counted as a thickening agent or stabilizer. Select brands that undoubtedly remark their products are gluten-free. To guarantee everyone can savor this dish without any troubles.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes