Several years ago I decided I wanted to make my own potato salad, and since I always loved my Grandmother’s Potato salad I decided to call her for her recipe. She just laughed when I asked for the recipe, she never had a recipe! She just tossed in what what looked good, but she did give the list of what almost always made it into the bowl. From that I have created this recipe.
5 small potatoes/590g potatoes
1/2 a medium onion/60g finely chopped onion
55g sweet pickles, (3 spears or 5 to 6 small gherkins) chopped small
55 g celery (1 to 2 spears, chopped small)
2 large hard boiled eggs chopped
1/2c/125 ml mayonnaise (I use the extra light version since I prefer the flavor)
1 tbsp mustard
1 tbsp pickle juice
a light dusting of cayenne pepper, paprika, and a small dash of salt and pepper.
Chop the potatoes into bite sized pieces and boil until tender. Rinse in cold water.
Pour into a large mixing bowl, and add the other ingredients. Mix till everything is combined then Refrigerate until cold all the way through.
This makes enough for a side salad for 4 people.