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New Orleans-Style Potato Salad Recipe

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This recipe for New Orleans-Style Potato Salad, by , is from Cooking With The POLK Girls, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Thursday, September 25, 2008


6 Potatoes (Russet or Idaho), boiled/peeled/cubed
2 stalks Celery, chopped
1/4 C. Green Pepper, chopped
1/4 C. Yellow Onion, chopped
4 Hard-boiled eggs, peeled/chopped
1 C. Mayonnaise (Hellmann or Blue Label)
1/4 C. Sweet Pickle Relish
3 tsp. prepared Mustard
1 tsp. dried Parsley flakes
1 tsp. Tony Chachere's Creole Original seasoning
Salt and Black Pepper to taste

Toss potatoes, celery, green pepper, onion and hard-boiled eggs together.
Combine mayonnaise, relish, mustard, parsley and Tony Chachere's until well blended.
Gently toss potato mixture with mayonnaise mixture until combined. Season with Salt and Pepper to taste.
Refrigerate a minimum of 4 hours before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I received this recipe from Deloris Jones, the cook at Holmes Cafe in the Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA; when I volunteered at the Lower 9th Ward Health Clinic in June 2008.




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