• Wendi’s Potato Salad Recipe!

    003i have ALWAYS LOVED potato salad, but i like mine a little on the sweeter side versus the”dilly” side. so, over the years, i have combined recipes and tips and come up with, what i think, is the BOMB DIGGIDY of potato salads!!!!

    EVERY outdoor bbq/party/get together/ reunion, i am asked to PLEASE bring the potato salad…so i am gonna share MY potato salad recipe with y’all.

    BUT before we get started there are a FEW things you need to know……there is NO exact measuring in this recipe…it’s mostly “BY TASTE”…so it’s BEST to add a LITTLE at a time instead of dumping a whole bunch in and hoping for the best….a rule my mom taught me years ago is: “it’s easier to add to then take out”. so with THAT in mind, here goes!!!!!



    5 LBS russet potatoes (peeled, cut in large cubes and boiled until ALMOST tender), drained and placed in a LARGE plastic bowl

    apx 1/2 cup *salad dressing (miracle whip)

    1 small “squirt” honey Dijon mustard

    1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar

    1/2 cup SWEET pickle relish

    4 slices cooked and crumbled bacon*** RESERVE BACON DRIPPINGS (reserve apx 1 tsp of crumbled bacon for garnish)

    1/2 med onion chopped

    1-2 DILL pickles, chopped


    3 boiled eggs, peeled and chopped (reserve 1 for garnish)

    salt, pepper, paprika, garlic salt, season-all….ALL TO TASTE.


    mix all ingredients in large plastic bowl. when “mixing”…..TOSS!!!!

    DO NOT use your electric mixer!!!! it needs to be pieces…NOT mashed potato consistancy…..taste and add a little more salad dressing is needed…

    place mixed potato salad in serving bowl and garnish with SLICED potato, crumbled bacon, and a dash of paprika, ENJOY!!!!!

    About Wendi Conway

    Wendi Conway comes from a long line of cooks and her blog is designed to prove that cooking is not as hard as people seem to think it is. “I love to cook, and it is a passion of mine. Johnny also loves to cook, proving that cooking can’t be too hard if even the men can do it! “I also want to share meals and recipes that can be prepared on a budget. It doesn’t matter where I shop because I build my pantry around what is on sale this week. I enjoy doing it for my family, and I am really proud that I can build memories my children will always have.”
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    6 Responses to Wendi’s Potato Salad Recipe!

    1. gary Peek sr says:

      I plan on Knocking My Self Out on Some of Your Recipes / Thanks Lady

    2. Danita Preston says:

      Did you mean to say “garnish with a SLICED egg” instead of “garnish with a SLICED potato? “

    3. Kerry Dudley says:

      Someday in future, we’ll have potato salad show down! I do a Yankee version of potato salad, originally from my maternal Grandmother, Catherine Gates Rivers. I hand chop all condiments and tend to use the no sugar added gherkins for pickles. I’ve gotten lazy in later years so scrub and cook red potatoes, though anxious to try the hot/cold peel on regular potatoes. Most recently, I’ve used Olive Oil Hellman’s Mayo and added purple onions or green onions, bell peppers of all colors and garnish with them, celery, green olives (chopped) and paprika for color to finish look. Although I LOVE hardboiled eggs, TJ (Joe) isn’t able to eat them so I leave out. I’m a no mustard kind of gal–Yankee transplant. Love YOUR blog Wendi!!!

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