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Dilly Potato and Egg Salad Recipe

Dilly Potato and Egg Salad Recipe

Everyone has a favorite potato salad, and this is mine. I hope you will be adventurous and give it a try. I've had lots of compliments and requests for the recipe when I make it for summertime gatherings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:12-14 servings


  • 4 pounds red potatoes, halved
  • 5 hard-cooked eggs
  • 1 cup chopped dill pickles
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Paprika


  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15/20 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  • 2. Cut potatoes into 3/4-in. cubes. Chop four eggs; slice remaining egg for garnish. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, chopped eggs, pickles and onion.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, celery seed, salt and pepper. Pour over potato mixture and stir gently to coat. Sprinkle with paprika; garnish with sliced egg. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Dilly Potato and Egg Salad

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"I make this but adding mustard and without celery seed or paprika. It's my family's favorite. In fact, one of my grandsons ate 2 lbs of it a couple of nights ago."

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"I make a much demanded version of this but add 1/2 cup of mustard and 2 Tblspoons of pickle juice."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2014

"I made this exactly as written. It was delicious and I loved the change from using my regular celery to using the chopped pickles."

Reviewed May. 10, 2013

"good for summer when added dill and scalions."

Reviewed Apr. 19, 2013

"Our family loves this recipe. Easy to put together and super good. It's my go-to recipe now."

Reviewed Jul. 1, 2012 Edited Sep. 17, 2013

"This is the best potato salad recipe I've ever made! The dill pickles are what make it so delicious. I tried putting some fresh dill in it and it turned out great!"

Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

"I really liked this potato salad, but seemed like it needed more seasoning...more salt/pepper maybe?"

Reviewed May. 28, 2011

"My family LOVES this potato salad - as soon as the weather gets nicer everyone starts asking when we can do a cookout so I can make my potato salad :)"

Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"This is one of the best potato salad recipe ever, my family gatherings are not the same without it"

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"I always am asked for the recipe when I make this. It's a summer staple for our family!!"

Reviewed Jun. 25, 2009

"lost this respie first made it while taking care of my sister Pearl in ok the summer of 07 been a summer hit sence"

Reviewed Jun. 22, 2009

"llynettew18 is WRONG. This potato salad is the best I have ever eaten and all agree that I make it for."

Reviewed Jun. 22, 2009

"llynette must be lacking in tastebuds, as this is ABSOLUTELY the most fantastic potato salad recipe ever. Everyone raves over it when I make it."

Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"I hated this potato salad. The pickle taste is way too much and I even cut back to 1/2 cup of chopped dill pickles. I do not suggest this anyone."

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2008

"I love love love this salad. I am not a big fan of potato salad, especially store-bought, but I make this recipe all summer long. It's fantastic."

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