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Best Ever Potato Salad

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This BEST EVER Potato Salad recipe has a few extra ingredients and steps, but well worth the extra time and effort.  Please try me!


  1. 10 potatoes
  2. 1 cup Mayonnaise
  3. 3 Spring onions, cut up in ¼” pieces
  4. ¾ cup Cream
  5. 1 Carrot, grated
  6. 2 hard-boiled eggs
  7. Pinch Paprika
  8. 1¼ tsp Curry powder
  9. Salt & Pepper to taste
  10. ¼ onion, finely grated
  11. 3 Pickled Gherkins, sliced thinly and chopped
  12. Parsley
  13. 1 Orange, sliced thinly and cut in half


Fresh potatoes in a burlap bag


  • Boil potatoes for about 20 minutes.
  • Prick with a skewer to see if cooked.
  • Cool and peel once they are cool enough to handle.
  • Cut into cubes.
  • While the potatoes are cooling, mix together Paprika, salt & pepper, Curry powder, Mayonnaise, cream, sliced Spring onions, grated carrot, finely grated onion and sliced and chopped Gherkins.
  • Add the potatoes to the above mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into a serving bowl.
  • Peel the hard-boiled eggs and separate the yolks from the white and grated them onto plates to decorate the top of the salad.
  • Place a sprig of parsley in the middle and arrange the sliced oranges around the edge of the salad.


Prepared, tried and tested Beverley Gracie

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8 thoughts on “Best Ever Potato Salad”

  1. I love potato salad. Delicious. I have not made or eaten potato salad with curry. Thanks for sharing your recipe Esme.


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