Easy Potato Salad

Take a shortcut with packaged potato wedges, and you'll be serving homemade potato salad without peeling a potato!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Salad

4
eggs
2
packages (20 oz each) refrigerated red-skinned potato wedges or diced potatoes with onions
1
cup sliced celery (1 1/2 to 2 stalks)
1
cup chopped red bell pepper (1 medium)

Dressing

1 1/2
cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed
1/4
cup yellow mustard
2
teaspoons sugar
1
teaspoon salt

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  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, place eggs; add enough water to cover by 1 inch. Heat to boiling. Immediately remove from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain; rinse with cold water. Place eggs in bowl of ice water; let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Peel eggs; coarsely chop.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Add potatoes; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix cooled cooked potatoes, the celery, bell pepper and chopped hard-cooked eggs. In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Add dressing to salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, place eggs; add enough water to cover by 1 inch. Heat to boiling. Immediately remove from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain; rinse with cold water. Place eggs in bowl of ice water; let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Peel eggs; coarsely chop.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Add potatoes; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix cooled cooked potatoes, the celery, bell pepper and chopped hard-cooked eggs. In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Add dressing to salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Look for the refrigerated potato wedges or the diced potatoes in the grocery store refrigerated section near the dairy products. The potatoes are partially cooked so they are convenient and quick to use in recipes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.