A Secret Recipe To Make Your Potato Salad

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Potato salad is a classic American dish. It makes for the perfect accompaniment to a picnic or backyard barbecue, and it can be whipped up in a short amount of time. However, there’s one ingredient that most people don’t add to their potato salad, but it truly makes all the difference. And that ingredient is dill pickles! Thanks to Food52 for sharing this great recipe.

source: Food52

To make dill pickle potato salad, you will need:

3 pounds of Yukon gold potatoes
Pinch of salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup of pickle juice
2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon of yellow mustard
1/2 cup of olive oil
1 cup of dill pickles, chopped
1/2 cup of celery, finely chopped
1/3 cup of white onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons of dill, finely chopped

source: Wickles Pickles


Step 1: Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add two tablespoons of salt.

Step 2: Cut the potatoes into quarters and then cut each quarter into chunks that are roughly one inch big. Add the potatoes to the boiling water and let cook until potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork, about 8-10 minutes.

Step 3: Meanwhile, stir together the pickle juice, vinegar, mustard, and olive oil and toss in a large bowl with the cooked potatoes, pickles, celery, white onion, and dill.

Step 4: Can be served cool or at room temperature.