Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (2024)

The popular star dish shines in our variety of potato salad recipes, thanks to grilling, roasting, vegetables, cheeses, and herbs. Try Michael Anthony's Saffron Fingerling Potato Salad with Mixed Greens and Tomato or Marcus Samuelsson's Roasted Sweet Potato and Okra Salad. Your next best potato salad recipe is among these flavorful renditions.

01of 18

Grilled Potato Salad with Mustard Seeds

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (1)

Chicago chef Stephanie Izard grills sliced potatoes in butter to give them an amazing crust, then dresses them with a supertangy mustard seed vinaigrette, fresh scallions, and celery.

Get the Recipe

02of 18

Potato-and-Radicchio Salad with Montasio Cheese

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (2)

Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson uses Montasio, a mild Italian cow-milk cheese, for this smart, simple, rustic salad.

Get the Recipe

03of 18

Potato Salad with Bacon and Barbecue Sauce

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (3)

The mayonnaise dressing for this potato salad gets pungency from mustard oil (store-bought spicy mustard works fine, too) and a hit of smoky-sweet flavor from bacon and bottled barbecue sauce.

Get the Recipe

04of 18

Potato Salad with Green Beans and Salsa Verde

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (4)

A terrific salsa verde makes this velvety potato salad extraordinary. Here the salsa is made with parsley and chives; try making it with other summer herbs, like tarragon or basil, as well.

Get the Recipe

Warm Potato Salad with Arugula

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (5)

Paul Virant puts a spin on the classic summer side dish by tossing warm potatoes with a mustardy vinaigrette and handfuls of arugula.

Get the Recipe

06of 18

Creamy Cucumber and Grilled Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (6)

"When I was a kid, my mom would marinate cucumbers, red onions and canned potatoes in jarred creamy Italian dressing," says Jamie Bissonnette. "I'm not saying she was a great cook, but creamy Italian dressing is still my favorite. I make a version of it for this salad."

Get the Recipe

07of 18

Warm Potato Salad with Pancetta and Brown Butter Dressing

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (7)

Gabriel Rucker uses nutty brown butter instead of oil in a warm vinaigrette for a summer vegetable salad. For a quick take on his recipe, Grace Parisi whisks brown butter into a tangy, mustardy dressing for creamy fingerling potatoes.

Get the Recipe

08of 18

Saffron Fingerling Potato Salad with Mixed Greens and Tomato

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (8)

A 2002 F&W Best New Chef, Michael Anthony includes just a few coins of tender, saffron-flavored fingerling potatoes in his 50-ingredient warm vegetable salad. Grace Parisi reimagines those fingerlings for this light, fresh take on a potato salad, tossed with fennel, tomatoes, and plenty of greens.

Get the Recipe

09of 18

Potato Salad with Champagne Vinegar

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (9)

The bright acidic note of vinegar balances the buttery potatoes in Wolfgang Ban's recipe.

Get the Recipe

10of 18

Roasted Sweet Potato and Okra Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (10)

Marcus Samuelsson drew on African staples like yams and okra to create this completely original recipe of roasted sweet potatoes tossed with red potatoes, wilted spinach, and sautéed okra. Toasted mustard seeds and a caper vinaigrette give this delicious salad a nutty, tangy flavor.

Get the Recipe

11of 18

Tzatziki Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (11)

Tzatziki is a traditional Greek appetizer (or meze) made with yogurt and cucumbers. Here, Grace Parisi uses it in addition to mayonnaise as the base for her incredibly tasty potato salad tossed with dill, mint, and serrano chile.

Get the Recipe

12of 18

Roasted Leek and Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (12)

The contrasting flavors of leeks and potatoes render this a simple, yet timelessly delicious, recipe.

Get the Recipe

13of 18

Classic Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (13)

Baby potatoes have a naturally sweet flavor and creamy texture that's delicious in this classic recipe. Even better, they hold their shape better than cut-up full-size potatoes, and there's no need to peel them. A touch of scallions and parsley make this version especially tasty.

Get the Recipe

14of 18

Potato-and-Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (14)

Cauliflower florets are a sly substitute for half of the baby potatoes in this creamy salad. The white-on-white combo gets zingy lift from briny capers, mustard and freshly grated horseradish.

Get the Recipe

15of 18

Classic Potato Salad with Crunchy Trout Roe

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (15)

This potato salad gets its creamy texture from olive oil and eggs, and tons of flavor from the inclusion of tuna and salty trout roe.

Get the Recipe

16of 18

Grilled Potato Salad with Scallion Vinaigrette

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (16)

Not only are the potatoes in this easy summer salad grilled, but the scallions in the tangy, spicy dressing are grilled, too.

Get the Recipe

17of 18

Ham-and-Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (17)

In his elevated version of potato salad, star chef José Andrés combines fingerling potatoes, smoky ham, and cucumbers in a whipped deviled egg dressing.

Get the Recipe

18of 18

Roasted Corn & Potato Salad

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (18)

This no-fuss salad mixes roasted corn with potatoes in a creamy, slightly spicy dressing for a distinctive and flavorful combination.

Get the Recipe

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes (2024)
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Jerrold Considine

Last Updated:

Views: 6203

Rating: 4.8 / 5 (78 voted)

Reviews: 85% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Jerrold Considine

Birthday: 1993-11-03

Address: Suite 447 3463 Marybelle Circles, New Marlin, AL 20765

Phone: +5816749283868

Job: Sales Executive

Hobby: Air sports, Sand art, Electronics, LARPing, Baseball, Book restoration, Puzzles

Introduction: My name is Jerrold Considine, I am a combative, cheerful, encouraging, happy, enthusiastic, funny, kind person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.