Potato salad recipe

Potato Salad Recipe

How to make potato salad?

This recipe has been around forever and is a definite crowd-pleaser. Make up to one day in advance.

Top your salad with vegetables and salad toppings to create a character or object to match your baby shower theme!

My thoughts:

This is a perfect summertime baby shower menu idea. Accompany with Sloppy Joes, watermelon and ice cream.

Baby shower potato salad

Potato salad recipe


  • 3 pounds unpeeled potatoes, (cooked until tender and cooled)
  • 5 hard boiled eggs (chopped)
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Chopped tomatoes, black olives or cucumbers for garnish
  • 1 cup real mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. mustard
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • Salt, pepper, cayenne pepper to taste


  1. Combine potatoes, eggs, onion, and celery.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients, adding more or less of each until your desired flavor is reached.
  3. Mix together and chill at least 2 hours.
  4. Garnish with tomatoes, black olives or cucumbers before serving.