Mashed Potato Salad Recipe

This Mashed Potato Salad Recipe is always a hit at my house after a Holiday meal. I now make extra mashed potato just so I have left-overs for this easy and simple salad recipe.

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This recipe is just one example of what can be done with a few left-overs and a little imagination. Using my leftover mashed potatoes to create a really tasty salad is a new way to use them up.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (240 ml) mashed potato
  • 1 small onion - diced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs - chopped
  • 1 small stalk celery - diced
  • 1 large sweet pickle - diced OR 1/4 cup (60 ml) green relish
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup (30 ml) pickle juice OR lemon juice OR vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) sugar - optional
  • salt & pepper to taste

Place the mashed potato in a medium sized bowl, breaking up any large clumps.

Dice the celery stalk and add to the bowl.

To see a picture tutorial on How to cut celery - click here

Peel and dice up the onion, and add to the bowl of mashed potato.

For a picture tutorial on How to Dice Onion - click here

Slice the sweet pickle lengthwise a number of times to make thin strips - then turn and cut crosswise to make fine diced pieces.

Add to the bowl of mashed potato and onions bowl.

Peel, rinse and chop up the hard boiled eggs.

Add to the bowl.

Add the mayonnaise and pickle juice. Stir to blend all the recipe ingredients together.

Taste test and add the salt, pepper and sugar (if using) to your preference.

Cover and refrigerate your  Mashed Potato Salad or serve right away.

Recipe Yield: This recipe for Mashed Potato Salad serves 4

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