American Potato Salad Recipe

By the wlr team

This classic American potato salad is creamy, delicious and low calories. Potato salad is great for BBQ’s so make up a big batch this summer and invite some friends and family round!

  • Recipe makes: 2 servings
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 20 mins
  • Calories: 365
    per serving


  • 250g Potatoes, Baby, Salad, Organic, Sainsbury's
  • 1 Stalk/40g Celery, Raw, Trimmed, Average
  • 2 Med/30g Onions, Spring, Raw, Average
  • 50g Mayonnaise, Average
  • 50ml Cream, Sour, Dairyland
  • 1 Tsp/5g Capers, in Vinegar, Average
  • 1 Tbsp/15ml Vinegar, Wine, White, Heinz
  • 1 Large Egg/65g Eggs, Barn, Large, Asda
  • 1 Tsp/5g Mustard, American, Average



Boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes until soft
Boil egg until hard boiled
Chop spring onions.
Chop the capers & celery


Cut potatoes into bite size pieces and cool.
Chop egg yolks finely and also chop egg whites separately.
Mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, mustard, egg yolks, salt, pepper, capers, vinegar and seasoning.
Combine together with potatoes, celery and onions.
Keeps for up to 4 days in refrigerator.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)365
Carbohydrate (g)25.3
Fat (g)24.7
Protein (g)7.5
Fibre (g)1.9
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.5

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