My Favorite Potato Salad Ever
A delicious, easy to make, potato salad, with or without meat.
This is my favorite potato salad ever since I was a child. My mother makes it every holiday, either is Christmas or Easter or just a birthday, this salad was always on the table, so I’ve always associated it with good times. Because of that, it became my comfort food and when I have a bad day, i cuddle in front of the TV with a big bowl of this delicious potato salad and everything is good again.
It’s a very easy to make and it last in the fridge for days. I always make large quantities of it so feel free to cut the quantities in half. And of course, if you’re a vegetarian, don’t use the meat, it’s just as tasty.
What you need is:
10 medium size red potatoes ( they are more firm when boiled)
2 large carrots
300 grams green peas
400 grams chicken breast
5 dill pickles (medium sized, not the tiny ones)
3 table spoons regular mustard
400 grams light mayonnaise
salt and pepper to your taste
for decoration (optional): a few table spoons of mayonnaise, 1 boiled egg, 1 dill pickle, black olives
Boil the potatoes and then peal them. At the same time, in a different pot, boil the pealed carrots and the chicken breast. Leave all the boiled ingredients to cool and then cut them in small 1 centimeter cubes (the size of your nail). Do the same with the dill pickles.
Mix everything with the mustard, salt, pepper and the mayo. You can put as much or as little mayo as you like, it all depends on your taste.
You can leave it in the bowl or you can place it on a platter and shape it with the help of a spatula then decorate it with more mayo, black olives, slices of boiled egg and more dill pickles, you can make happy faces or intricate designs, it’s all up to you. I eat it as is, but when it’s a festive meal, the salad gets a festive look as well.