The Best Potato Salad Recipe for Christmas
The best potato salad recipe is mostly used in holidays
to share with the family. The taste of this classic salad is really
delicious, and it tastes much better if served with chicken or some
baked turkey as a side dish.
It is a simple recipe that anybody can cook. You can use
some chopped red bell peppers instead of carrots for a more traditional
taste. It's recommended to prepare it the day before.
Cooking Time: 45
- 6 Russet potatoes
- 1/2 red apple (chopped)
- 1/4 onion (chopped)
- 1/4 cup sweet red bell pepper (chopped) or 1 tbsp shredded carrot
- 6 tbsp regular mayonnaise (or vegan mayonnaise)
- salt and sugar (to taste)
Wash the potatoes thoroughly, dry them with a small
kitchen towel so that they don't slip.
Peel the potatoes, make sure that they don't have
any green spots on them. Dispose any green or black potato.
In a medium saucepan add the potatoes and water
they are covered and some salt.
Boil them at medium temperature (4) for about 45
minutes or until they are tender to the fork; turning them occasionally.
Put the potatoes on a glass container.
While the potatoes are still hot, carefully cut them
smallest pieces possible.
Wait for the potatoes to cool down to continue
preparing your best potato salad recipe.
Now add the
mayonnaise, salt and sugar.
Use a salad spatula and mix everything until the
texture is smooth.
Add the chopped onion, apple and stir a bit.
Sprinkle the sweet bell peppers (or shredded carrot) all over the potatoes and mix everything.
After everything is mixed, press the potatoes with
Cover and refrigerate overnight to let the flavors
Since the potato salad is basically compacted it will taste quite
different after some hours in refrigeration than preparing and eating
it on a short period of time.
it as a side dish for the next day. Salads usually taste even better
the next day. If you decide to prepare it for the same day, it's
recommended to refrigerate the salad at least four (4) hours before
serving. And remember, don't let the salad at room temperature for more
than an hour.
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