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Family Tradition Potato Salad

 Family Tradition Potato Salad
Kathy Anderson of Wallkill, New York recalls, "This traditional recipe has been passed down through several generations in my mother's family."
16-18 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds red potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream

Directions

  • Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender; drain and cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, salt, mustard and
  • pepper. Add vinegar and water; bring to a boil. Boil and stir for 2
  • minutes. Add a small amount to eggs; return all to the pan. Cook and
  • stir for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened and a
  • thermometer reads 160°. Refrigerate until cooled.
  • Peel potatoes if desired; slice and place in a large bowl. Add
  • onions. Stir sour cream into dressing; pour over potato mixture and
  • toss to coat. Yield: 16-18 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 190 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.