Favorite Potato Salad Recipes

Not your mama’s potato salad! Try out a fresh take on the classic side dish at your next cookout, picnic or backyard barbecue.

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Wintery baked potatoes are reimagined as a summer potato salad, complete with Cheddar, bacon and sour cream.

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Potato and Pickle Salad

A favorite in Tiffani Thiessen’s family, this tri-color potato salad takes on a slightly briny flavor from a sweet pickle-based dressing. Hard-boiled egg yolks thicken the dressing and help it coat the potatoes.

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Patti LaBelle's Potato Salad

Make hot dog toppings do double duty at your next summer shindig; mustard, relish and pickled jalapenos add sweet and spicy flavors to potato salad.

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Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

This is potato salad in its purest form; the one you remember from your youth but can never recreate. Plan to start this one the night before you want to serve it. The acidic vinegar undertones that come from an overnight soak help cut through the intense richness of mayonnaise.

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Wasabi Potato Salad

Wasabi pastes adds bold Asian flavor to this classic American side dish.

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Spicy Smoked Sweet Potato Salad

A stovetop smoker helps achieve the classic smoky flavor of slow-cooked barbecue in just 15 minutes.

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Tarragon Potato Salad

French-ify your potato salad with white wine and shallots. Fresh tarragon leaves flavor the mustard-based dressing for a lighter version of the picnic staple.

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Warm Sausage and Roasted Red Potato Salad

Bobby Deen turns this summer side dish into a full meal with the addition of turkey sausage and vegetables, all roasted on one pan for easy cleanup.

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Herbed Potato Salad

Fresh herbs brighten up a normally heavy side dish. Although the recipe calls for dill, parsley and tarragon, you can use whatever combination of herbs you have on hand.

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I Can't Believe It's Not Potato Salad!

Get the creamy, indulgent flavor of potato salad without the guilt. Make some easy substitutions, like cauliflower for potatoes, and you’ll end up with a 100-calorie serving size.

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Creamy Cobb Potato Salad

This unlikely mashup of classic potato salad and hearty cobb salad can be made into a full meal with the addition of chopped cooked chicken.

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Creme Fraiche Potato Salad

Haylie Duff adds sliced radishes for a peppery bite in her potato salad.

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