Mustard and Egg Potato Salad
By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime
I can’t believe Easter is here already, but perhaps part of that is because it comes early this year. We are barely into Spring and it shows, as we are still forecast to have snow flurries tonight. The chilly weather might put the dampers on egg hunts, and that’s not all- the Chinese space station is said to be reentering the atmosphere and burning up, who knows where or when? Keep an eye on the skies.
But successful egg hunts or not, we all have plenty of eggs right now because of the laying habits of the Spring chickens. So for a perfect side dish that is easy to serve to lots of family and friends for an Easter dinner, potato salad is it. This simple potato salad has a flavor that is the best of both worlds: creamy homestyle and tangy mustard.
If you like to keep this on a buffet table, just keep a smaller bowl of it nested in a large bowl that contains ice. That will extend the serving time somewhat, but remember to promptly refrigerate leftovers when everyone is finished. I’d pop it into a ziploc bag and then into an ice chest if the fridge is stuffed.
Mustard and Egg Potato Salad
Yield: 4 pounds potato salad
Note: allow extra inactive time to chill before serving
- 3 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
- salt and black pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/4 cup whole grain mustard
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped scallions
- 4 hard cooked eggs, chopped
- Cook potatoes in boiling salted water for 12-15 minutes, then drain.
- Dress cooked potatoes with vinegar, salt and pepper while hot.
- Stir together with remaining ingredients and chill before serving.
From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
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