Red Potato Salad with Dill Pickles is a perfect side dish for those summertime BBQs, get-togethers, and family dinners. You can prepare this delicious potato salad in short order with just a few ingredients.
24ouncesSmall Red Potatoescooked and cubed - *see note
⅓cupRed Oniondiced (optional)
3Dill Pickle Spearsdiced (more or less to taste)
1tablespoonsDill Pickle juicemore or less to taste
2teaspoonsDill1 tablespoon if using fresh
Wash the potatoes if needed.
If you plan on boiling the potatoes, add them to a large pot of water and bring them to a boil. Cook the red potatoes until they are fork tender. When they are done, drain and let them cool completely.
If you are microwaving the potatoes, cook until done per the package directions. Carefully remove them from the bag and cool completely.
After the potatoes have cooled, cut them into bite-size pieces.
Dice the red onion and dill pickle spears into a size of your preference.
Mix the dill pickles, dill pickle juice, red onion, mayonnaise, mustard, dill, salt, and pepper in a medium to a large bowl. Mix well. Taste for seasoning and adjust if you think necessary.
Add the cooled red potatoes pieces and gently stir together. You can leave the Red Potato Salad in the mixing bowl or move it to a more decorative bowl.
Top the salad with additional dill if you like. Enjoy immediately, or refrigerate to give all the flavors a chance to meld together.
Potato salad with microwaved potatoes?Yes! By using the pre-packaged, microwaveable bags available you can have delicious potato salad in less than an hour! This recipe may take a bit longer if you choose to boil the potatoes. Ingredient notesIf you can't find dill pickle spears, you can dice some dill pickle chips or use dill pickle relish. Mustard is completely optional.Green onion is a great substitution for the red onion.