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    The 35 BEST Potato Salad Recipes

    Potato Salads… Now you will think, how many different ways can you have that humble potato in a salad? There are so many more ways than just going with the usual mayo route. Well, there is absolutely nothing wrong with some classic grandmas best potato salad that you grew up on. But sometimes it’s good to try new flavors.

    If you are looking for that great looking and tasting potato salad for your upcoming get together or potluck, you have come to the right place. We have compiled this amazing list of Potato Salad Recipes, which will give you so many options and new flavors from all around the world.

    From the popular German Potato Salad to simple French Style, from Caribbean style potato salads to Pesto Potato salad and fully loaded potato salad, Tex-Mex Salad, Olivier Salad… There are lots and lots more.

    Make any of these new twists on your regular potato salad and see how the crowd gets impressed by these new flavors. This is your MUST list for all the potato salad making for future grilling, potluck and get together days…

    1. The Best Potato Salad

    Starting our list, we have the classic salad. Claiming to be the best is a bold claim, but this potato salad is dressed to impress. It’s creamy and classic, and contains all great ingredients – onions, celery, and a rich and creamy sauce with mustard, paprika, and vinegar. 

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    2. Healthy Potato Salad

    This next potato salad is both delicious and healthy! It’s easy to make, and good for you! This potato salad is pretty traditional, but it’s extra creamy due to the olive oil and yogurt dressing.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    3. German Potato Salad

    Craving something foreign? This German potato salad is made with bacon, onions, and it’s covered in sweet and tangy mustard dressing that is sure to make your mouth water.

    Get the Recipe @ willcookforsmiles

    4. Easy Herb Potato Salad

    If you’re craving something different, try this herb potato salad! It’s super easy to make, has a short list of ingredients, and it’s healthier! The herbs include parsley, dill, mint, and chives. It all comes together to make a delicious dish for your next get together.

    Get the Recipe @ inspiredtaste

    5. Bacon Avocado Potato Salad

    The bacon/avocado combo of this potato salad will fill your taste buds with delicious, creamy flavor. It’s very well dressed and the addition of the eggs and avocados combine to make a burst of salty, crispy, tangy, and crunchy flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    6. Simple French-Style Potato Salad

    Despite being called simple, this potato salad still brings plenty of tasty, light flavor. The recipe uses only ten ingredients, and only takes about thirty minutes to prepare. It’s perfect for a summer cookout or a relaxing picnic!

    Get the Recipe @ minimalistbaker

    7. The Best Simple Vegan Potato Salad

    If you’re vegan, you aren’t being left out! Not only is it just as creamy and yummy as traditional potato salad, but it’s healthier and tastier! Using yukon gold potatoes, and a dressing made with cashew butter and tahini, it’s a perfect vegan treat.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    8. Romanian Potato Salad – Oriental Salad

    This Romanian potato salad is one of many international dishes on this list! The black olives, hard-boiled eggs, onions, gherkins, and more combine to bring a traditional potato salad that also mixes things up!

    Get the Recipe @ whereismyspoon

    9. Italian Potato Salad 

    Anyone craving Italian-style? This Italian potato salad is filled with savory ingredients, covered in an Italian vinaigrette, and uses authentic Italian ingredients. The cheese, tomatoes, salami, and red onions combine to make an amazing dish.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    10. Loaded Baked Potato Salad

    This next recipe uses loaded baked potatoes to bring out that classic steakhouse flavor. It has a lighter, fluffier consistency, and the potato base absorbs the creamy mayonnaise and sour cream to bring a flavor-packed potato salad!

    Get the Recipe @ foodiecrush

    11. Pesto Potato Salad

    Unleash the power of pesto with this pesto potato salad! The pesto has fresh basil, parmesan cheese, lemon, garlic, and lots of sea salt. The lack of mayonnaise helps make the salad lighter, and the pesto ensures that it’s flavor-packed!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    12. Tex Mex Potato Salad

    This Tex Mex potato salad is a classic potato salad gone wild! The classic potato salad is combined with traditional Mexican cuisine ingredients, such as chipotle peppers, corn, and black beans. This combination is a delicious one for the recipe books!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    13. Grilled Smashed Potato Salad with Chive Lemon Yogurt

    It’s healthy, it’s delicious, it’s the grilled smashed potato salad! The potatoes are boiled, smashed, and finally grilled for a burst of extra flavor. They’re also tossed with mouth-watering chive lemon yogurt dressing.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    14. Warm Potato Salad 

    Turn up the heat with this warm potato salad. Made with crispy bacon, fresh dill, and soft boiled eggs, the combination of flavors makes for one of the best warm potato salads ever.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    15. Garlicky Herb Potato Salad 

    This potato salad has an extra nice kick of garlic to it! It’s slathered in amazing herb dressing with olive oil and vinegar, and the fresh herbs will bring out some incredible flavors!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    16. Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

    Looking for some comfort food? This simple and hearty cheddar bacon ranch potato salad is for you! The red potatoes, cheddar, salty bacon, ranch, and green onions combine to make some cheesy goodness.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    17. Mediterranean-Style Mustard Potato Salad

    This mustard potato salad is embracing it’s Mediterranean side! It’s a healthier option that uses capers, dill, parsley, and some red onions. It’s perfect for hot summer months!

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    18. Spanish Potato Salad

    This amazing Spanish potato salad is made with a little mix of everything! It’s got Idaho potatoes, peppers, cherry tomatoes, chorizo, Spanish olives, and more! It’s dressed with dressing made from Spanish vinegar, olive oil, mustard, and Spanish paprika.

    Get the Recipe @ eatingeuropean

    19. Olivier Salad Recipe – Russian Potato Salad

    This olivier salad recipe is easy and delicious! It’s got carrots, sausage, eggs, and peas. The dressing is a creamy mayonnaise with fresh dill. Perfect for a special occasion or holiday celebration!

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    20. Greek Potato Salad

    A Greek spin on homemade potato salad, and it’s also healthier! The dressing uses Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise, and it’s filled with fresh herbs and a touch of lemon for that extra little bit of tang. 

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    21. Japanese Potato Salad with Eggs, Ham & Cucumbers

    With simple ingredients and complex flavor, you don’t want to miss this Japanese potato salad. Filled with crunchy veggies and creamy dressing, you can probably make it with ingredients you already have! The Japanese style mayo adds extra umami flavor and makes the dish truly special. 

    Get the Recipe @ iheartumami

    22. Caribbean Potato Salad

    This Caribbean potato salad will make you feel like you’re by the seaside! Fully loaded with fresh ingredients like eggs, veggies, celery, scallions, onions, parsley, and more, this Caribbean potato salad is sure to impress.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingwithria

    23. Curried Potato Salad

    Next up is this curried potato salad, which blends the traditional potato salad with tasty Indian flavors. It gets even better… this delicious dish is also both vegan, and gluten-free!

    Get the Recipe @ veggiessavetheday

    24. Moroccan Potato Salad 

    This Moroccan potato salad uses chickpeas and other vegetables alongside Middle Eastern spices to flavor up the dish! It’s topped with lemon juice and parsley and is a great spin on the classic dish.

    Get the Recipe @ lydiasflexitariankitchen

    25. Hawaiian Potato Salad

    This dish brings Hawaii straight to your kitchen! The addition of extra tender chunks of potato and loads of macaroni make this potato salad extra creamy. Dressed with plenty of mayonnaise, this potato salad won’t go dry on you!

    Get the Recipe @ burrataandbubbles

    26. Roast Potato Salad with Sumac Yoghurt Dressing

    Anyone up for roast potato salad? The recipe uses regular and sweet potatoes alongside cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach, and more. It’s dressed in a flavorful sumac salad dressing made with Greek yogurt, lemon juice, and garlic.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookreport

    27. Hummus Potato Salad with Roasted Vegetables

    Ditch the mayo and dress your potatoes with healthy, creamy and garlicky hummus… Sounds so good. Wait… it has more! Add the texture and crunch of roasted veggies like eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers and onions. It’s a hearty salad that you can have for lunch or with some grilled meats..

    Get the Recipe @greenevi

    28. Honey Mustard Warm Potato Salad

    Wanting something to warm you up? This honey mustard warm potato salad is sure to do the trick! The potatoes have extra buttery skin, and are tossed in creamy honey mustard dressing which makes for a phenomenal combination.

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    29. English Pea & Potato Salad

    Get your peas and potatoes ready for this recipe! This beautiful English pea and potato salad is easy to make and it’s tasty! It uses red potatoes with bright English peas, bacon, dill, and it’s covered in an amazingly creamy vinaigrette.

    Get the Recipe @ homemadeinterest

    30. Mediterranean Potato Salad

    Potato salad goes Mediterranean! This twist on a classic is packed with salty olives, lemon juice, feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes to make this the ultimate Mediterranean potato salad an aspiring chef can make!

    Get the Recipe @ hungryhealthyhappy

    31. Mexican Street Corn Potato Salad

    This salad is mix of two recipes… Elote style dip and potato salad. Potatoes and fresh corn covered in a creamy, spicy sauce is something you will get used to in no time. You can serve it warm, but its also delicious cold after refrigerating a few hours.

    Get the Recipe @ barefeetinthekitchen

    32. Chimichurri Potato Salad

    This chimichurri potato salad is absolutely packed with flavor from the fresh herbs and garlic! It’s easy to prepare, healthy, and makes for the perfect side dish!

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    33. Texas Style New Potato Salad

    If you’re looking for a rodeo of flavor, this Texas style new potato salad is for you! Tossed with crispy bacon and grilled onions, and covered in cilantro and oregano, it’s perfect for your next cookout!

    Get the Recipe @ shewearsmanyhats

    34. Barbecue Bacon & Blue Cheese Potato Salad

    Barbecue. Bacon. Blue cheese. It’s not just alliteration that’s strong with this potato salad. The barbecue sauce and mustard, combined with the parsley, blue cheese crumbles, and bacon, all tie together to make an amazingly unique dish.

    Get the Recipe @ climbinggriermountain

    35. Jalapeño Popper Potato Salad

    Last on our list, is the Jalapeño popper potato salad. It’s made with cream cheese, bacon, and a ton of jalapeño peppers. The red potato is mixed into this creamy salad alongside shredded Mexican blend cheese. The pickled jalapeños will add a special spice that gives this delicious flavor an extra kick!

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    So, you see, you really don’t have to make that potato salad the same way the next 100 times. Add in some flavors, new seasonings and surprise everyone with such a simple thing as salad. Its very interesting and fun when you invite all these new flavors in your life.

    Try making all of them and have fun… Oh, and don’t forget to pin or bookmark all these great potato salads…

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    The 35 BEST Potato Salad Recipes

    Yield: 6
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    This collection easy Potato Salad Recipes will be a hit whenever you have a pot luck, barbecue or get together!


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    • cheese
    • dressing


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