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Finished Red Potato Salad served in a white bowl with a silver fork and spoon

Red Potato Salad

Red Potato Salad is an easy and delicious side dish perfect for a holiday potluck or summer picnic.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword Potato Salad, red potato salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 398kcal


Potato Salad

  • 3 lb (1.35kg) red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 6 eggs
  • 1.5 cups (260g) cooked sweetcorn kernels
  • 2 red bell pepper deseeded and finely chopped
  • 4 scallions (spring onions) finely chopped

Potato Salad Dressing

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 5-6 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp spicy mustard
  • salt


  • Bring a pot of salted water to the boil, add potatoes and boil for 6-8 mins (or until tender but firm).
  • Bring another pot of water to the boil. Add eggs and boil for 10 mins. Remove and place in an ice water bath. Once cool, peel and chop.
  • Add potato, eggs, sweet corns, peppers and scallions in a bowl.
  • Mix together the salad dressing ingredients and add to the salad and mix.
  • Chill until time to serve.


  • This recipe feeds 8 but you can increase the recipe as needed.
  • Cut your potatoes to be the same size to avoid overcooked or undercooked pieces.
  • You can leave the potato skin on or peel.
  • Red potatoes are the best for this recipe but you can use what you have on hand.
  • If you don’t have apple cider vinegar you can swap out for what you have stored in your pantry.
  • Chill or serve warm.


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 974mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1275IU | Vitamin C: 55.4mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2.2mg