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Classic Potato Salad

This Potato Salad is so simple, but so good. Bring it to any potluck or party and you are sure to get lots of compliments.
Cook Time 1 hr


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup white onion chopped
  • 1/3 cup dill pickles patted dry and chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Place the potatoes on a large pot and cover with cool water. Bring the pot to a boil. Cook the potatoes for 30 minutes or until cooked throughout.
  • Place the eggs in a pot and cover with cool water. Bring the pot to a boil, cover and turn the heat to low. Allow to cook for 13 minutes. Remove the cooked eggs from the pot and place into a bowl with ice water to complete cool.
  • Peel and chop the cooked and cooled potatoes, add to a large bowl
  • Peel the eggs. Using a egg slicer, cut each egg twice and add to the same bowl at the potatoes.
  • Add the onions and pickles to the bowl. Stir all the ingredients together.
  • Level ingredients in the bowl. Add the mayonnaise a little at a time and spread it across the top of the other ingredients covering it completely.
  • Fold the mayonnaise into the other ingredients. Add the salt and pepper and continue to stir until the mayonnaise is evenly distributed.
  • Taste and add salt or pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours.