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Potato salad with egg and mayo

This is a creamy old fashioned potato salad with egg and mayo. It tastes super creamy and reminds you off the potato salad with egg and mayo that your gran would make for you during family gatherings.

potato salad with egg and mayo

This easy potato salad recipe is easy to make and requires a few main ingredients like potatoes, mayo, green pepper, onion and eggs. For the dressing you will need yoghurt, mayo and spices just to elevate the taste of your salad.

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hard boiled or soft boiled eggs for potato salad.

Hard boiled eggs are the way to go when making potato salad. It gives the salad an elevated texture and taste. Soft boiled eggs would just not cut it when it comes to the texture of potato salad.

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best potatoes for potato salad

Irish white potato are the best for potato salad especially if you want to make the old fashioned potato salad with egg and mayo. Yes, using different potatoes is still okay, however, if you want the best results then Irish white potatoes are the best.

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to peel or not to peel potatoes for salads?

Always peel your Irish white potatoes for a traditional old fashioned potato salad. If you prefer having a little more texture then leave your potatoes in their jackets

how long to boil potatoes for potato salad

Boiling white potatoes for about 35 minutes in salted boiling water should cook the potatoes thoroughly enough for potato salad.

potato salad ingredients

potato salad with egg and mayo

potato salad with egg and mayo

This is the easiest potato salad withegg and mayo recipe. It is a creamy and old-fashioned recipe that will remind you of grans potato salad.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
chilling time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine British
Servings 4 people


  • 4 White Irish potatoes washed and peeled
  • 1 tsp salt
  • boiling water enough to fill your potatoes up with water
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ finely chopped onion
  • ½ green pepper

the dressing

  • ¾ cups mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herb
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder


  • Chop your potatoes into 6 equal pieces each and place them in a small pot along with the salt and water on high heat for about 35 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • Once your potatoes are done cooking, drain all the excess water and place it in the fridge for the salad to cool.
  • In the meantime, boil 2 eggs until they are hard-boiled. This requires the eggs to be boiled for 15-20 minutes.
  • Finely chop the onion and green pepper and add the vegetables into the serving bowl along with your chopped hard-boiled eggs.
  • In a small bowl, add your plain yoghurt, mayo paprika, dried mixed herb and onion powder and mix well.
  • Now, combine the dressing, the finely chopped vegetables, chopped eggs, and cooled potatoes and mix well.
  • Allow your potato salad to cool in the fridge for about 30 minutes and enjoy.
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