Irish Potato Salad

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
By combining potatoes, corned beef and cabbage, this hearty salad is a perfect dish for St. Patrick's Day. Everyone in my family favors the one-of-a-kind flavor.


  • 3 large potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3 cups cubed cooked corned beef
  • 3 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1/2 cup chopped radishes, optional
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup dill pickle relish
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard, optional


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Peel and cube potatoes.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, sugar, mustard seed, celery seed and 1/2 teaspoon salt; pour over warm potatoes and toss to coat. Cover and chill.
  4. Just before serving, stir in the corned beef, cabbage and radishes if desired. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, relish, onions, milk, mustard if desired and remaining salt; pour over salad and toss to coat.

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