What is a Hellmann's potato salad recipe?


Quick Answer

One Hellmann's potato salad recipe is the original one found on the brand's website and includes potatoes, Hellmann's Real mayonnaise, celery, onion, salt, pepper, sugar and vinegar. The potatoes are boiled, combined with the other ingredients and then served. Hard-boiled eggs are one optional ingredient that can be added to the potato salad.

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Full Answer

Potato salad is a popular side dish for summer. This easy recipe provided by Hellmann's serves eight and does not need much time to prepare.

Prep time: 10 min.

Cook time: 15 min.

Ready in: 25 min.


  • 2 lbs. peeled and cut potatoes
  • 1 cup Hellmann's Real mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • optional: 2 chopped hard-boiled eggs

Step 1: Boil potatoes in a covered saucepot for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.

Step 2: Combine Hellmann's Real mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss gently with the celery, potatoes, onion and eggs.

Step 3: Serve at room temperature or chilled.

One serving contains 300 calories, 650 milligrams of sodium, 60 milligrams of cholesterol and 21 grams of fat. Hellmann's mayonnaise dressing with olive oil or Hellmann's Best Food brand can be substituted for the mayonnaise. Other optional ingredients for potato salad include scallions, bacon and whole-grain mustard.

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