Healthier Old Fashioned Potato Salad


This is potato salad the old fashioned way - but with more celery, egg whites only (no yolks), fresh seasonings, and low-fat mayonnaise, it's healthier!

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • 5 potatoes

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups chopped celery

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup sweet pickle relish

  • ¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard

  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, cool, peel, and chop.

  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 15 minutes. Remove eggs from hot water, cool under cold running water, and peel. Discard yolks and chop whites.

  3. Combine potatoes, egg whites, celery, onion, relish, mayonnaise, mustard, celery seed, garlic, and pepper in a large bowl. Mix together well and refrigerate until chilled.

Editor's Note:

This recipe is a healthier version of Old Fashioned Potato Salad.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
1g Fat
33g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 28mg 140%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 665mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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