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Healthy Potato Salad

This healthy potato salad has heart-healthy, homemade mayo, so it’s creamy and tasty! Make this easy side dish to serve with your summer meals.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy potato salad, potato salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 298kcal



  • 3 lbs Yukon Gold or Russet potatoes cut into 3/4 -inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • ½ yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1/3 cup celery chopped
  • 2 hard boiled eggs chopped
  • 2 tbsp cooked bacon chopped
  • ½ teaspoon paprika for topping
  • Fresh parsley for topping chopped



  • Place potatoes in a large pot and fill this pot with cold water until cover the potatoes. Bring it to a boil. Add salt and cook the potatoes for 15-20 minutes, until the potatoes are easily pierced with a fork or pairing knife.
  • While the potatoes are boiling, add all the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and whisk everything together to combine. Taste to check the seasoning.
    overhead view of dressing potato salad ingredients
  • Drain potatoes of the water and allow to cool until just able to handle. Peel the skins from the potatoes and chop into 1/2" to 3/4" square pieces.
  • Place them in a large bowl and pour the dressing over it. Mix all together until well combined.
    overhead view of potato salad ingredients
  • Then, stir in the red onions, bell pepper, celery, hard-boiled eggs and bacon.
    overhead view of potato salad ingredients
  • Top with paprika and fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy!
    closeup of potato salad


Serving: 18 | Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 814mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g