Potato salad is like a blank canvas – you can jazz it up in all kinds of tasty ways. You’ll be spoilt for choice with these 32 potato salad recipes. Old-fashioned Cajun potato salad and garlic roasted potato salad are just two of your choices, or perhaps you’d prefer an authentic German potato salad or a mayo-free option. The humble potato really shines in every single one of these potato salads, and you might want to try them all! It is going to be hard to decide which of the delicious potato salad recipes you want to make first!
Old Fashioned Cajun Potato Salad
This old fashioned Cajun potato salad recipe has been around forever. Deliciously creamy and full of Cajun flavor, this potato salad is the perfect side dish a good bowl of gumbo or barbecue.
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Roasted Potato Chickpea Salad with Dill
Potato salad is a classic summer recipe. However I am not a fan of most potato salads because they are typically super soggy and packed with mayo. This Vegan Roasted Potato Chickpea Salad with Dill (no mayo) is crispy and packed with fresh flavors.
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Pesto Potato Salad
You can make super creamy vegan pesto potato salad in the Instant Pot pressure cooker. This potato salad is bright, herby and full of flavour! It tastes great chilled or at room temperature alongside your favourite summer BBQ favourites!
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Smoked Potato Salad with Bacon
This recipe for smoked potato salad with bacon combines the smoky flavors of potatoes and hard-boiled eggs, making it an ideal dish for summer gatherings and barbecues that will surely impress your guests. Go ahead and add this to your list of the best summer side dish recipes!
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Easy Potato Salad without Eggs
Creamy potato salad without eggs is made with Yukon gold potatoes, fresh herbs, carrots, celery and onions. This classic potato salad recipe is the perfect side dish for your next backyard cookout!
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Ranch Potato Salad
This creamy ranch potato salad recipe is easy to make with just a handful of simple ingredients, and it’s so delicious! Red potatoes, ranch seasoning, eggs, celery, and Greek yogurt are loaded up into the best side dish for BBQs, potlucks, and cookouts.
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Greek Potato Salad
Inspired by classic Greek ingredients, with bright and fresh flavours, Greek potato salad is a great alternative to regular home style potato salad. Complete with feta, lemon, dill and pine nuts – who could resist!?
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German Potato Salad
Warm, tangy German potato salad that’s a perfect side dish for summer parties! This salad is full of tender potatoes and crispy diced bacon that’s tossed in a tangy dressing. Whip up a batch of it for your Barbecues all summer long!
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Best Ever Potato Salad
There’s nothing like a hot summer day and potato salad! This recipe is a basic recipe that you can build on and make your own. A creamy dressing, tender potatoes and chopped hard boiled eggs.
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Dill Potato Salad
It’s not a true summer backyard party without a big bowl of potato salad! This creamy dill potato salad is a delicious twist on your traditional version. The best part is that you can make it ahead of time. The burst of fresh dill in this salad is the perfect summer flavor!
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Mom’s Potato Salad
If you’re looking for that perfect potato salad, you have to try this delicious potato salad recipe. This classic potato salad features eggs, pickles, celery, bell pepper, and onions in a creamy mustard and mayo dressing.
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Deviled Egg Potato Salad
The deviled egg potato salad with mayonnaise and pickled cucumbers is easy to make, creamy, and comforting. It is a fan favorite as it combines two favorite dishes: deviled eggs and a classic potato salad.
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Spicy Gochujang Potato Salad
This spicy gochujang potato salad is perfect for summer BBQs and is an easy prep-ahead side that everyone loves. The big bonus is that no potato peeling is required.
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Cajun Potato Salad
Kick up your classic recipe with this Cajun Potato Salad. Packed with eggs, crunchy celery and a rich, creamy dressing with a simple homemade cajun seasoning. Only a few minutes to toss together and perfect for any BBQ or dinner party in the warm weather.
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Mexican Street Corn Potato Salad
Mexican Street Corn Potato Salad is a great side dish recipe for a summer BBQ! Gluten free, vegetarian, and a healthy potato salad made with plain Greek yogurt. Mexican Potato Salad inspired by elote perfect for grilling.
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Easy Potato Salad
This potato salad recipe is easy and delicious, with a creamy sauce, crunchy celery, and perfectly softened potatoes. It’s a summer side salad that everyone will love at your next potluck or family barbeque.
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Russian Salad (Olivier Salad)
Russian salad (also known as olivier salad) is a simple, colorful, and delicious side dish originating from Russia. This fresh and creamy Russian potato salad is perfect for holiday celebrations and summer cookouts.
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Warm Potato Salad Recipe
This warm potato salad recipe checks all the boxes for the best potato salad – creamy baby red potatoes, crispy crumbled bacon, sliced green onions, fresh herbs, and warm mustard vinaigrette dressing.
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Instant Pot Potato Salad
Make the best vegan potato salad in the Instant Pot with wonderful Mediterranean Greek flavours. This Instant Pot potato salad is made with new potatoes, contains no eggs and no mayo.
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Garlic Roasted Potato Salad
Are you a garlic lover? If so, this is the perfect roasted potato salad recipe for you! This roasted garlic potato salad is one of our favorite easy side dishes for camping, a potluck, or a cookout.
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Loaded Potato Salad
The Best Loaded Potato Salad Recipe is made with creamy gold potatoes, crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, green onions, sour cream, mayonnaise, seasoned salt, and pepper. The perfect baked potato salad recipe is perfect for your next party, potluck, or as a BBQ side dish.
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Deviled Egg Potato Salad
his gluten free potato salad is a delicious twist on deviled eggs- healthy and filling! The perfect Whole30 side dish to serve all spring and summer long!
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Vegan Lentil and Potato Salad – Hearty and Healthy
The mustard based sauce mixes delightfully with the fresh herbs and veggies, and the cooked lentils and potatoes to form the ultimate high-protein salad
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Good Midwestern Potato Salad
This Good Midwestern Potato Salad is the side dish of your dreams. Potatoes, eggs, celery and onion, dressed with a creamy, tangy sauce. So simple and so good!
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Grilled Potato Salad Recipe
This creamy, dreamy Grilled Potato Salad Recipe is easy to make with just 5 ingredients, with NO MAYO. Skip the oven, say hello to your new BBQ favorite side dish. Oh yeah, healthy potato salad that tastes incredible. I’m so in for this
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Greek Potato Salad with Feta
This easy and flavourful Greek Potato Salad is going to become your favorite go to lunch! New potatoes, cherry tomatoes, feta, olives, lots of fresh herbs, and the easiest lemon vinaigrette. The perfect summer lunch or light dinner!
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Jalapeño Popper Potato Salad
This Jalapeño Popper Potato Salad recipe combines all the flavors of jalapeño poppers into one delicious potato salad! Potatoes, fresh jalapeño, green onions, and crumbled bacon are tossed in a dressing of cream cheese, mayo and ranch dressing!
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Vegan Potato Salad (No Mayo Or Cashews)
This vegan potato salad with cucumber and tomato in a garlicky yogurt sauce is all you need for summer picnics or BBQs. This simple salad is so easy to make and it’s creamy and delicious.
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Grilled Potato Salad Skewers with Zucchini
Potato salad is a getting a makeover today! I’m taking traditional potato salad and transforming it into something new, exciting, and fresh. In my new and improved version, I combined using both a vinegar and a mayo dressing. This is sure to please just about anyone.
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Spring Potato Salad
This one is loaded up with grilled earthy asparagus, sliced spicy radishes and sweet green peas. Also loads and loads of fresh herbs, because… flavor.
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Patti LaBelle’s Potato Salad
Patti LaBelle recipes, like this potato salad and her famous sweet potato pie, are from LaBelle Cuisine, one of her many cookbooks. This Patti LaBelle potato salad recipe is “auntie” approved and the ultimate Black cookout food.
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Creamy Vegan Potato Salad with Dijon Mustard
Try the best easy, homemade vegan potato salad! Without mayo, eggs or any dairy products it’s made creamy the traditional French way with a Dijon mustard dressing – which makes it naturally vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
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