Three Potato Salad Recipe
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Three Potato Salad Recipe

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This pretty salad - made with white, red and sweet potatoes - tastes as good as it looks. The mild dill dressing enhances the tender spuds and onion, especially if you refrigerate it overnight. Even those who don't like sweet potatoes like this salad. -Nan Cairo, Greenwood, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 3 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 medium unpeeled red potatoes, cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 171 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Place all of the potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 20-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  2. Place potatoes in a large bowl; add onion. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over potato mixture and toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Three Potato Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2003, p37

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Reviewed May. 14, 2016

"This is so good! I made it with absolutely no changes, a few hours ago and everytime I open the frig I have to take another bite and now I don't have enough for church potluck tomorrow dang it!

Definitely a keeper!!"

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2014

"I made this potato salad for 2 pot lucks and a family gathering. Everyone loved it! I will probably never make another kind."

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"Loved the adventurous flavors! I made it for an 80th Birthday Open House party - and everyone loved it! This is my new favorite "go to" recipe for a unique dish!"

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2012

"This turned out great, I made it exactly the way the recipe was. I don't like most potato salad, but I loved this and so did everyone else at our campout"

Reviewed Jun. 23, 2011

"I used green onions instead of regular onions, and it was delicious! I'll be making this recipe over and over and over again!"

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