16 Tasty Potato Salad Recipes
Summer barbecues and picnics aren't complete without a tasty helping of these potato salad recipes.
Our Test Kitchen Director's grandmother, Jackie Freeman, has been making this genius recipe for decades. It's the perfect marriage of potato salad with a bubbly, cheesy gratin.
Recipe: Hot Potato Salad
New potatoes are baby spring potatoes with beautifully thin skins. We love how red-skinned potatoes contrast with vibrant green peas and herbs, but you can use any kind of potato you like.
Recipe: Garden Potato Salad
Crispy salami and a sweet-sour dressing take this over the top.
Recipe: Italian Potato Salad
This low-fat potato salad is rich with creamy goodness but easy on the fat and calories.
- Recipe: Veggie Potato Salad
Grilling the potatoes in an easy-to-fold aluminum foil packet adds a subtle note of smoky flavor–plus it makes cleanup a breeze.
A mixture of Yukon gold potatoes and sweet potatoes provides a refreshing twist on potato salad. Choose small to medium-size potatoes of similar diameter for this colorful recipe.
Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Potato Salad
Recipe developer Michele Fipps uses Duke's Mayonnaise in this potato salad recipe and grates the eggs on the largest holes of cheese grater.
- Recipe: Fipps Family Potato Salad
This picnic-friendly potato salad is a fun, tasty twist on this traditional summer side dish recipe. Grilling the potatoes gives the dish a smoky flavor while the simple 3-ingredient dressing adds a tangy note.
- Recipe: Grilled Potato Salad
Chili powder and hot sauce add heat to this mayo-free potato salad recipe. If you can't take the heat, leave the hot sauce off for a non-spicy version.
- Recipe: Spicy Potato Salad
Invite the flavors of Greece to your next cookout by serving a potato salad tossed with crumbled feta cheese. The rich, smooth cheese highlights the tart red wine vinegar and the crunchy fresh veggies.
- Recipe: Dilled Potato Salad With Feta
Potato salad with bacon is a delicious twist on a traditional summer side. Jazz up your presentation by serving this salad in paprika-rimmed glasses. (Simply dip the rims in lemon or lime juice, then into paprika.)
Recipe: Bacon Potato Salad
If you like your potatoes crispier, bake about 10 minutes longer, stirring once.
- Recipe: Roasted New Potato Salad
Use purple and red potatoes about the size of an average tomato. To retain color, cook purples in their jackets. Our Test Kitchens prefers to cook potatoes for potato salad uncut and in their peels. Cut potatoes tend to break apart.
- Recipe: Warm Purple-and-Red Potato Toss
This updated Southern classic is made with a creamy herb mixture that has fewer fat grams but still all the flavor of the traditional recipes.
Recipe: Herbed Potato Salad
This bright, fresh potato salad recipe features a tangy vinaigrette made with olive oil, lemon juice and dry mustard.
- Recipe: Lemony Potato Salad