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Southern-Style Potato Salad recipe

In America’s southern States, potato saladis typically made using salad dressing which is basically sweetenedmayonnaise, sweet pickles instead of dill, and a little to alot of prepared mustard.

Recipe: Southern-Style PotatoSalad

8 to 10 medium white potatoes1 small onion, chopped2 to 3 celery ribs, sliced2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar1 to 2 tablespoons mustard2 teaspoons celery seed1/3 cup sweet pickle relish1 to 1 1/4 cups salad dressing (such asMiracle Whip brand salad dressing)*1 to 2 tablespoon prepared mustardSalt and freshly ground black pepper totaste4 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped1 to 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced, for garnish(optional)Fresh snipped parsley for garnish (optional)Paprika for sprinkling (optional)

  • Place washed, unpeeled potatoes in largecooking pot. Fill pot with enough water to just cover potatoes,add 2 tablespoons salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer,slightly covered, for about 20 minutes or until tender. Do notovercook. Drain water.
  • When potatoes are cool enough to handle,but still warm, peel and cut into 3/4-inch cubes. Place in largebowl. Add onions, celery and chopped egg.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a mediumbowl; mix well. Add to potato mixture and gently stir to combineingredients well. Spoon into serving bowl and garnish with slicedeggs, parsley and paprika, if desired.
  • Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

    *Or substitute 1 to 2 cups mayonnaise plus1 to 2 tablespoons sugar.

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