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Creamy Carolina Potato Salad

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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"Possibly the tastiest potato salad ever. It's a family favorite! The dressing can be prepared in advance and left in fridge overnight if desired. Potatoes can be peeled or unpeeled depending on your preference."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 260
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  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, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain, cool, and chop potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Combine chopped potatoes and eggs in a large bowl.
  2. Mix sour cream, mayonnaise, pimento peppers, green onions, bacon, mustard, sugar, vinegar, salt, black pepper, celery seed, and garlic powder together in a bowl. Pour dressing over potatoes and eggs; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle potato salad with paprika.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 260 calories; 16.9 22.1 6 93 341 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very nice potato salad with thick dressing. It's appropriately named because it is really creamy. This recipe had a lot of ingredients, but they all work well together. I was out of paprika, ...

Most helpful critical review

The taste of mustard was too overwhelming.

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Very nice potato salad with thick dressing. It's appropriately named because it is really creamy. This recipe had a lot of ingredients, but they all work well together. I was out of paprika, ...

I have tried quite a few potato salad recipes over the years but always fell back on my wife's recipe because nothing ever came close to how great hers is. Well, this holiday weekend, she was n...

LOVE IT! BEST potato salad i've ever had! Left out the celery seed because i didnt have it but i still love it! Thanks!

We loved this recipe! I substituted Top the Tater brand sour cream, added four diced radishes, a stalk of fresh chopped celery, some diced green peppers, 2 large diced dill pickles, and 3 tbs pi...

Excellent

Excellent! I halved the recipe, but went with two slices of bacon and two eggs. I also used chopped celery in place of the celery seed. While the potatoes were still warm, I sprinkled a small am...

Made it exactly like the recipe & it's awesome!!

Excellent! I added some jalepenos and radishes, just because, used fresh celery as I didn't have celery seed. All in all fantastic, no leftovers!

Used 1/2 the mustard, added chopped bell peppers, fresh garlic,