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Amish Potato Salad or Mustard Potato salad?

my oldest girl like Amish my youngest likes mustard. i do like either. but i am wondering how many out there have a preference. i have never been good at making potato salad but my dad could.


Asked by sherryb1273 at 11:27 AM on Sep. 14, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (15)
  • My potato salad is like no other. LOL

    Make mashed potatoes(whether real or instant), while warm, add mustard, vinegar, dill pickle relish, a little mayo, onions if you want. Tada...I love it.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 1:30 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • MUSTARD!! LOL ...I prefer mustard potato salad over any other and I have tried many.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:29 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • The way my mom and grandmother always made it was : boil potatos, (usually 10lbs) until slightly over cooked. Strain. Put in large bowl, add 1cup vinegar. Let set for an hour or so. Potatoes soak up the vinegar. Add salt, pepper, mustard (lots of mustard), olives. My mother would fry gr. peppers, onions, celery and mushrooms until they were soft, and add them too. Then add mayo. About 2 cups. Mix it all up. Yum. It was awesome. I love it with all the veggies. I refuse to eat potato salad with egg in it. Ew. If I wanted eggs in my salad I'd eat egg salad, tyvm. Sometimes she cooked the potatoes with the skin on. Sometimes she added ham or some other diced meat. ....making me want to make some...but i don't have all the ingredients!

    Answer by BisketLiss at 11:34 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I've never had I'm going to say Mustard.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 11:28 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I love Mustard. Amish is more bland

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:29 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Amish.....they do everythin great!!!!

    Answer by moto-momma40 at 11:30 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • My preference is mustard. It is much simpler to make than the Amish which uses vinegar, cornstarch, sugar, eggs, etc.

    Answer by malachai7 at 11:31 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • love the mustard. never tried amish that i know of. Our family's way of making it is simple: boiled potatos w. added eggs, (yummy i think), mustard, diced pickles, a little of the pickle juice, mayo, salt, pepper.

    Answer by Ciela372 at 11:50 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Amish Potato Salad
    6 medium white potatoes with skin
    1 small onion, finely chopped
    1 cup chopped celery
    1 cup chopped carrots
    1 teaspoon celery seed
    4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and chopped

    2 eggs, beaten
    3/4 cup white sugar
    1 teaspoon cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
    1/2 cup milk
    1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
    3 tablespoons butter
    1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
    1.Place the potatoes into a large pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 20 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain, and set aside to cool.
    2.While the potatoes are cooking, whisk together 2 eggs, sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan. Stir in the vinegar, milk, and mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the butter. Refrig

    Answer by MTM at 12:04 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • ( Last part of Amish Potato salad)

    Remove from heat, and stir in the butter. Refrigerate until cool, then stir in the mayonnaise.
    3.Peel the potatoes if desired, and cut into medium dice. Place in a large bowl, and toss with the onion, celery, carrots, celery seed and hard-cooked eggs. Gently fold in the dressing. Refrigerate until serving. I personally like this to sit for at least a day before serving to let the flavors blend, but you may serve it as soon as it is chilled.

    Answer by MTM at 12:06 PM on Sep. 14, 2010