Easy Southern Potato Salad

Nothing says Southern comfort food quite like a classic potato salad. Perfect for barbecues, picnics, or family gatherings, this Easy Southern Potato Salad combines creamy mayo, tangy Dijon mustard, and crunchy pickles to create a delightful side dish.

It’s simple to make and packed with flavor, making it a must-have for any occasion. Let’s get started! This Easy Southern Potato Salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, bringing a taste of Southern hospitality to your table. Enjoy!


  • 3 pounds russet potatoes
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 cup Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickles, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped
  • 4 large hard-boiled eggs, cut into pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the Potatoes: Fill a large pot with water and add the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are tender and a knife can easily go through them.
  2. Cool the Potatoes: Once fully cooked, transfer the potatoes to an ice bath to shock and cool them quickly.
  3. Peel and Cut the Potatoes: Once the potatoes are fully cooled, peel off the skins and cut them into large chunks.
  4. Prepare the Dressing: In a separate bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, and sugar until well combined.
  5. Combine Ingredients: Pour the dressing mixture over the potatoes. Add the chopped sweet pickles, celery, Vidalia onion, and hard-boiled eggs.
  6. Season and Mix: Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything well until all ingredients are evenly coated with the dressing.
  7. Serve and Enjoy: Chill the potato salad in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Enjoy this creamy, flavorful Southern potato salad as a delicious side dish!
Easy Southern Potato Salad

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