Potato Salad with Mayo and Vegetables

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My fine potato salad with mayo and vegetables I bring to your kitchen today. The salad is a nice companion to the barbecue and is even suitable as a main course.

Combined with vegetables, herbs and boiled eggs comes a colorful and delicious dish on the plate.

Let me show you now this preparation step by step and learn great tips. Wish you good luck! Leave me a cooking question or kitchen gossip about the comment function at the bottom of the page, thank you!

1. Shopping List for Potato Salad with Mayo

The ingredients are available in any supermarket, I have added variants in the list immediately. This creates an overview!

Of course, olives, artichoke hearts or artichoke bottoms and other vegetables also fit perfectly. Just let yourself be inspired by the offer on the shelf of your choice and try out new things in a situation-flexible way!

The recipe is a base, try new ingredients and make your own personal salad!

Tip from Chef Thomas Sixt
Crispy fried parsley for herb quark
Fried herbs develop a special aroma. This is a topping tip! Here you can see a crispy fried parsley leaf.

2. Recipe Potato Salad with Mayo

Here follows the step by step instructions with photos. Feel free to leave a cooking question or kitchen gossip at the bottom of the page via the comment function. I am happy!

Potato Salad with Mayo

Instructions with Tips from Chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 163
Total Time 50 Min.
Preparation Time 25 Min.
Cook Time 25 Min.

Potato salad with mayo recipe with step by step photos by chef Thomas Sixt.

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Potato salad with mayonnaise
Fine potato salad with mayo, served with eggs, vegetables and herbs.


For the potato salad

250 g Salad potatoes (washed, peeled)
80 g peas (Fresh or frozen)
4 pc Chicken eggs (or quail eggs)
100 g sweet and sour pickled vegetables (Peppers, pearl onions, cucumbers, artichokes)
4-6 tbsp. Mayonnaise
1 tsp. Dijon mustard (I also use medium hot mustard)
1/2 pc Lemon
Cayenne pepper


2-4 twigs Thyme fresh (oder Thymian getrocknet)
1 Pinch Saffron threads

Light Topping

1 cup Créme Fraîche
1 cup Sour cream
1/2 pc Lemon


Boil eggs
Boiled eggs in shell.

Boil the chicken eggs and quench them.

Cut boiled eggs
Boiled and halved eggs.

Halve the eggs and cut them into quarters. Cut half of the eggs into small pieces, set aside remaining eggs for decoration. Place cut eggs in a large bowl. Tip: I always cut the eggs yolks and whites separately.

The right type of potato for potato salad is extremely important for success
Fresh potatoes

Wash and peel the salad potatoes.

Cut the peeled potatoes
Cut the peeled potatoes into cubes.

Cut peeled, raw potatoes into uniform 2 cm cubes.

Boil potatoes
Potatoes when boiling in salt water.

Boil the prepared potato cubes in spicy salted water.

Cooked potatoes
Boiled potato cubes

Check the cooking point of the potato cubes, drain and let cool. Put the potatoes in a bowl.

Fresh peas
Fresh peas are fun even when peeling / peeling!

Pulp fresh peas or prepare frozen peas. Cook peas in salted water until al dente, drain. Allow peas to cool and add to potatoes.

Cut the pickled peppers
Pickled red peppers while cutting on the kitchen board.

Remove peppers or other sweet and sour vegetables from jar, drain well and cut into bite-sized pieces. Add the diced peppers to the potatoes. Optionally, provide some peas and diced peppers extra for decoration from the plate.

Mixing mayonnaise together
Homemade mayonnaise in a bowl.

Prepare mayonnaise yourself or prepare ready-made mayo. For the mayo itself there is an extra tutorial with video. Add the mayo to the salad ingredients in the bowl.

Mix the potato salad
Potato salad while marinating in the bowl.

Season the salad ingredients with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, lemon juice and sugar and mix. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Prepare light cold sauce
Prepare light cold sauce

For the light topping, mix sour cream and creme fraiche with lemon juice. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and a little sugar.

Potato salad with mayonnaise
Mayo potato salad served

Season salad again just before serving. Add the topping on the side. Place the sliced eggs on top. Add decorative vegetables, sprinkle with herbs and serve quickly. Enjoy your meal!


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