Homestyle Potato Salad Recipe

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No picnic menu would be complete without Mama's homestyle potato salad recipe. You won't be disappointed.

If you plan on taking this potato salad to your next picnic, make sure that you keep it on ice. It has mayonnaise in it and anything with mayonnaise in it needs to be kept cold.

In the picture below, I used red skin potatoes and left the skin on, I also added some red bell peppers along with the green and also added a little celery seed.

Southern potato salad

Here's what you are going to need:

6 to 8 medium potatoes, cubed into bite size pieces
1 tablespoon salt (for boiling potatoes)
1/2 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup finely diced green pepper
1/2 cup finely diced celery
1/4 cup sweet onion, finely diced
3 hard boiled eggs ,finely diced
2 cups of mayonnaise
2 tablespoon vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoon Guldens Spicy Brown Mustard
2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
paprika for sprinkling on top

Peel and cube potatoes. Put potatoes into a large pot and cover with cold water. Add a tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium low boiling gently until fork tender. Drain and set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients except potatoes and paprika.

Fold in warm potatoes and refrigerate. Sprinkle with paprika before serving.

**This will make a big dish of potato salad so if unless you making it for a family picnic, you may want to cut the recipe in half.

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