Our Director of Content, Michael Foth, was kind enough to give us a giant bag of potatoes. We immediately started brainstorming, what can we use these for? The first thing that came to mind was potato salad.

Potatoes courtesy of Michael Foth. Credit: Jaci Bjorne, TSM
Potatoes courtesy of Michael Foth.
Credit: Jaci Bjorne, TSM

I'm basically a hobbit when it comes to potatoes, so you'd better believe I will boil them, mash them, and stick them in a stew.

Zesty Potato Salad


  • 5 medium potatoes
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 tbsp dill relish
  • 1 c Miracle Whip
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill weed
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
Credit: Jaci Bjorne, TSM
Credit: Jaci Bjorne, TSM


  1. Cube the potatoes and boil them in salted water until soft. The peel may remain on or be removed.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, use a large bowl to combine relish, Miracle Whip, mustard, vinegar, and seasonings and set aside.
  3. Chop the eggs, onion, and celery and set aside.
  4. Drain the cooked potatoes and add them to the dressing mix.
  5. Chill all ingredients for 20 minutes.
  6. Combine all ingredients.
  7. Chill overnight if possible for best results.

Tips & Tricks

I think yellow mustard is the best in potato salad, but dijon is still an option. Same with dill vs sweet relish. I despise sweet pickles, so they will go in no food that touches my mouth. I'm a Miracle Whip girl, but regular mayo can also be used. We added some fresh diced jalapenos for a little kick.

It will forever be weird to me that something with mayonnaise in it can be called a "salad."

Download the recipe below.

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