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Famous Potato Salad

Famous Potato Salad is a classic. It's creamy and smooth and always a favorite.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword potatoes, salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 327kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 5 pounds red potatoes
  • 1 medium bell pepper chopped fine in food processor
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine in food processor then let stand in mesh strainer to allow liquid to drain out
  • 4 ounces pimentos not drained, chopped fine in food processor
  • 3/4 quart Blue Plate Brand Mayonnaise*
  • 7 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil 5 lbs red potatoes, do not peel. After cooked, peel potatoes under cool running water then mash. Soften bell pepper, onion and pimentos in a non-stick saute' pan. Add vegetables to potatoes and 3/4 jar mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper. Mix with a spoon, not mixer, until everything is evenly incorporated. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.


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Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg