Dill Pickle Potato Salad Recipe
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Dill Pickle Potato Salad Recipe

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Dill pickles add pizzazz to this old-fashioned chilled salad. The creamy, well-dressed side dish makes a flavorful and attractive addition to a Fourth of July picnic or church supper.—Nancy Holland, Morgan Hill, California
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 3 pounds potatoes (about 8 medium)
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 2 medium dill pickles, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Leaf lettuce, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 415 calories, 30g fat (5g saturated fat), 139mg cholesterol, 677mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein


  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven or large kettle and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  2. Peel and cube potatoes; place in a large bowl. Add the eggs, celery, onions and pickles.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, pickle juice, mustard, celery seed, salt and pepper. Pour over potato mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Dill Pickle Potato Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p35

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2015

"The potato salad tasted ok but I think it was more work than what it was worth. I think store boughten potato salad has better flavor. I will probably check out another recipe in the future."

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"This is the best potato salad I ever made, and it is easy to prepare. We all love dill pickles, so this will be my go to recipe when I make potato salad ."

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014

"this is our favorite potato salad recipe"

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2014

"This was a good recipe, but I prefer other recipes better."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"I used this same recipe for macaroni salad. It was wonderful! My husband loved it!"

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