Mom's Special Potato Salad Recipe

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Submitted by mel_will

Makes 18 servings



A traditional take on a traditional dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Mom's Special Potato Salad


Dressing:
3 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cider vinegar
3 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
2 tsp. butter
1 tsp. ground mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups mayonnaise

Salad:
10 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 cups celery ribs, thinly sliced (about 5 ribs)
1 large onion, chopped

Recipe Directions for Mom's Special Potato Salad

  1. In a double boiler or metal bowl over simmering water, constantly whisk the eggs, sugar, vinegar, cream, butter, mustard and salt until mixture reaches 160 degrees or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Fold in mayonnaise. Chill until preparing salad.

  2. For salad, place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool to room temperature. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, celery and onion. Add dressing and pepper if desired; stir until blended. Chill until serving.

Categories

Potatoes, Side Dish, Advance, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 275.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
902mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
45.4g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
10.3g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
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