The 15 Best Potato Salad Recipes

It's easy to overlook the humble potato salad. Though no picnic or backyard barbecue would be complete without it, making this iconic summer side dish can feel more like a chore given to you by a potluck host and less like an exciting opportunity to show off your skills in the kitchen. Well, it's time to reconsider the potato salad. When it comes to this particular dish, it really boils down to three things: the potatoes, the dressing, and the add-ins. And these 15 recipes shake up your preconceived notions of what a potato salad can and cannot be.

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Some of these recipes have truly unique mix-ins, such as black beans, apples, and blue cheese. But don't worry. We have potato salads straight from your mama's cookbook, Southern-inspired potato salads, and a German potato salad here for you too. At the end of the day, you can't go wrong with a classic.

This summer, get excited about the potato salad! With these 15 creamy, zesty, vinegary, and scrumptious recipes, it's really easy to do just that.