A bowl of classic American potato salad

Classic American Style Potato Salad

No matter how busy summer gets, you still have time for this cookout classic. Potato salad recipes are easy when you start with Simply Potatoes®.

Prep Time:

35 min

Cook Time:

-34 min



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  • 2 Packages Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 2 Cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 Cup yellow mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 Cups celery chopped
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper chopped (optional)


  1. In 2 1/2 quart microwave-safe casserole dish combine Simply Potatoes and water. Cover; microwave on HIGH 10 to 12 minutes or until Simply Potatoes are tender. Drain water.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper until smooth.
  3. Add cooked potatoes, celery, red pepper and chopped eggs. Stir gently.
  4. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors before serving.
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