The BEST Potato Salad I’ve EVER Had!!

This is the BEST Potato Salad that I’ve EVER had! It’s a heritage recipe & the ‘secret ingredient’ is what makes it so good!

The BEST Potato Salad I've EVER Had!

When I tell you that this is the BEST potato salad I’ve ever eaten, I’m not yankin’ yer chain one little bit. It’s the best of the best… and I’ve eaten a lot of darn good potato salad over my years. But this one… this one. This one is special.

This recipe has been handed down 3 generations in my best friend’s family. You can say it’s stood the test of time.

The BEST Potato Salad I've EVER Had!

The reason it’s so delicious is it’s ‘secret’ ingredient….


It really makes such a difference – and it’s absolutely perfect.

The BEST Potato Salad I've EVER Had!

Printable recipe is after this recipe on video 🙂

Best Ever Potato Salad
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The BEST Potato Salad


  • 8 medium-large potatoes
  • 10 hard boiled eggs chopped
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced dill pickles
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 3/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup dill pickle juice
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • paprika optional


  • Boil the potatoes whole in the skin until fork tender, about 20-30 minutes. Run water over the potatoes to cool. Peel & chop the potatoes. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, onion, dill pickles, mayo, & mustard. Pour in the dill pickle juice & stir to combine. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Refrigerate until serving.
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The BEST Potato Salad I've EVER Had!