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Red Potato Salad

by Amy D

Colorful red potatoes, green onions, and celery are tossed with a creamy sour cream and dill dressing in this easy to make red potato salad, for a flavor reminiscent of sour cream and onion potato chips. This salad is a perfect and easy make ahead side dish that pairs wonderfully with grilled meats and fish. A bowl of cream red potato salad on a serving tray.

I know most of the United States has already fallen under the spell of pumpkin spice and I’m looking forward to it too. In fact, next week I’ve got a pumpkin gingersnap cookie recipe for you that I’ve made several times already.  But I’m holding out and really relishing these last few days before it’s technically fall. This red potato salad makes a perfect side dish to go alongside any grilled meat and we’ve been running the grill a lot.  Not only do I need to soak up every last drop of summer, I’ve got to make the most of my husband willing to help out with dinner by running the grill!  This red potato salad is different than almost any other potato salad I’ve ever tried with it’s creamy sour cream and dill dressing.Red potatoes, green onions, and celery are tossed in a bowl.

 Mayo and sour cream are mixed with a generous helping of dill, salt and pepper. When combined with the red potatoes, green onions and celery, this creamy red potato salad has a fresh a sour cream and onion flavor, which just happens to be one of our favorite kinds of potato chips! Kind of makes sense that it would make a delicious potato salad too, doesn’t it?A creamy sour cream and mayo dressing is poured over the potato salad.

The color of the red skinned potatoes make a lovely contrast with the creamy dressing, but regular russets can be used too if that’s what you have on hand. And for you dill haters (I don’t understand how anyone could hate dill), try substituting your favorite sour cream based chip dip in place of the sour cream and dill in this recipe for a different but delicious twist to this recipe.Colorful red potatoes, green onions and celery are tossed with a creamy sour cream and dill dressing in this easy to make red potato salad, for a flavor reminiscent of sour cream and onion potato chips.

Red Potato Salad

Colorful red potatoes, green onions, and celery are tossed with a creamy sour cream and dill dressing in this easy to make red potato salad. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds red skin potatoes
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup celery sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced thinly

Instructions

  1. Cut the red potatoes into bite sized pieces. Add to a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are tender. 

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together the sour cream, green onions and set aside. 

  3. Drain the cooked potatoes well in a colander. Stir the potatoes into the dressing and veggies. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours to allow flavors to blend.  

Recipe Notes

For a different twist, try substituting your favorite sour cream based chip dip in place of the sour cream, dill and celery seed. 



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