Garden Potato Salad Recipe
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Garden Potato Salad Recipe

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The tasty dressing on this potato salad makes it homemade special! A great combination of flavors is a real treat and gives a traditional recipe a new twist. It's perfect for almost any occasion, and I consider it a key part of my "Mom's Best Meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 large potatoes (about 3 pounds), cooked, peeled and cubed
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 6 green onions with tops, sliced
  • 6 radishes, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 517 calories, 27g fat (4g saturated fat), 196mg cholesterol, 675mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, eggs, celery, green onions, radishes, salt and pepper; set aside. For dressing, combine eggs, vinegar, sugar, dry mustard and salt in a saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Cool. Stir in Miracle Whip; mix well. Pour over potato mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate for several hours. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garden Potato Salad in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p37

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janetmyoung User ID: 1516815 2090
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"I've been making this recipe for potato salad for years. I have a print copy of the original recipe. The original recipe calls for 1 cup of mayonnaise or salad dressing. I did a double-take when looking at this online and seeing 1 cup of Miracle Whip. I had to check to make sure this was the correct recipe. I have never bought Miracle Whip. Ever. This blatant product placement is annoying. And isn't how the original recipe was written. I use Hellman's mayonnaise and always achieve excellent results."

kiwiscampnina User ID: 7304925 2490
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2013

"I've never been able to find a sauce as good as this. I've received rave reviews every time I make it. Everyone always asks me where to get the recipe."

Mrs. Maday User ID: 4135637 2383
Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"I found this recipe years ago in an old Taste of Home magazine and will probably never make a different one. The only thing I changed is that I prefer Hellman's mayonnaise instead of Miracle Whip. In the prep of the potatoes I peel and cube BEFORE cooking because I hate handling hot potatoes. I just cover the potatoes in water, bring to a boil and then boil for about 7 or 8 minutes. You need to watch so they don't get too mushy. My whole family loves this potato salad!"

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