Homemade potato salad in a blue bowl next to a blue towel and wooden spoon

Potato Salad

Classic potato salad should only include just a few ingredients: eggs, potatoes, miracle whip. This is so easy to make and great for BBQs.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq, eggs, potatoes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 169kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 5 lb potatoes
  • 1 small jar miracle whip
  • 6-8 eggs


  • Peel potatoes and cut into thirds
  • Boil potatoes until just done, and let cool completely
  • Hard boil eggs
  • Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces
  • Chop the eggs into small pieces
  • Mix potatoes and eggs together with miracle whip
  • Cover and refrigerate to cool


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 973mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 25.8mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 7.8mg