By Eniolá Abdulroqeeb Arówólò
Potato salad is a classic dish that combines the wholesome goodness of potatoes with a flavorful dressing. This versatile side dish is perfect for picnics, barbecues, or as a tasty addition to any meal. Follow this simple step-by-step guide to make delicious homemade potato salad.
– Hard-boiled eggs
– Dijon mustard
– Pickle relish
– Red onion
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Paprika for garnish
Step 1: Boil Potatoes
– Wash and peel the potatoes (optional) before cutting them into bite-sized cubes.
– Place the potato cubes in a pot of cold, salted water.
– Bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes until they are fork-tender.
– Drain the potatoes and let them cool to room temperature.
Step 2: Prepare Eggs
– Boil the eggs until hard-cooked (usually about 10 minutes).
– Once boiled, cool the eggs in ice water, peel, and chop them.
Step 3: Make Dressing
– In a mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, pickle relish, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create the dressing.
Step 4: Combine Ingredients
– In a large mixing bowl, gently combine the cooled potatoes, chopped eggs, celery, and red onion.
Step 5: Add Dressing
– Pour the prepared dressing over the potato mixture.
– Gently toss the ingredients until evenly coated with the dressing.
Step 6: Chill and Serve
– Refrigerate the potato salad for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld.
– Before serving, sprinkle paprika on top for an extra burst of color and flavor.
Enjoy your homemade potato salad! Serve it as a side dish or bring it to your next gathering for a crowd-pleasing treat.