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! In a blue pyrex bowl

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 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!