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Grandma Tina’s Potato Salad Recipe

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Grandma Tina's / Monica Hill


5 lb. potatoes
1 jar Hellman’s mayonnaise
1 mediumm jar pimento
stuffed manzanilla olives
6 hard boiled eggs
1 tbsp. Salt
1 tsp. Pepper
1 tsp. Celery salt (optional)
Paprika (optional)

*Hard-boil 6 eggs (4 for salad, 2 for garnish)
*Peel and dice potatoes into 1 inch cubes
*Place in pot covered with cold water
*Bring to a boil then reduce heat and cook 10-15 minutes until done
*Be sure to check with fork at 10 min. so they do not over-cook, keep checking every couple of minutes until they are your desired consistency
*Drain potatoes then add to ice to cool them off immediately
*Drain again and let them dry for about 10 min
*Transfer to a large bowl, large enough to stir in ingredients
*Add ˝ of the potatoes then add 2 tbsp. olive juice from jar – drizzle over potatoes
*Add the other ˝ of potatoes and repeat with another 2 tbsp. of olive juice
*Let potatoes soak in the olive juice for about 5 min
*Scoop 1 large tbsp. Hellman’s mayonnaise and gently FOLD into potatoes (I use a frosting spatula)
*Add ˝ jar of olives (whole or diced, your preference)
*Dice 4 hard boiled eggs and add ˝ to the salad mixture
*Add and keep mixing may until you reach your desired creaminess
*Add remaining eggs and olives to taste
*Add 1 tbsp. salt
*Add 1 tsp. pepper
*Add 1 tsp. celery salt (optional)
*Garnish with 2 sliced hard boiled eggs and whole olives
*Dash paprika for presentation

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Number Of Servings:
Approximately 12




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