5 mouth-watering potato salad upgrades you need to try

Potato salad is a summer staple. A familiar sight at barbecues and potlucks, the savory side is an absolute classic. Traditionally made with a mix of mayonnaise, spices, and of course, potatoes, it’s a simple and delicious dish that’s easy to prepare. But potato salad’s classic simplicity can get a little bit boring after a while. If you’re tired of the same old potato salad, here are 5 potato salad upgrades you should try. 

1. Seafood potato salad

Add some lobster tails and shrimp to make a seafood potato salad that’s truly decadent. To make this potato salad, the filmer boils potatoes, then adds shrimp and lobster tails when the potatoes begin to soften. The rest of the potato salad is made the traditional way, with a mix of mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, relish, and a handful of veggies to give it some crunch.

2. Truffle oil potato salad


Day 2 of #PotatoesEveryday and we have this lovely truffle potato salad… a SUMMER MUST TRY! 😍🤤 #potatotiktok #potatosalad

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Class up your potato salad with some truffle oil! This fancy potato salad calls for truffle oil, parmesan, lemon juice, mayonnaise, mustard, and black pepper. Once the potatoes are mixed with the dressing, the filmer garnishes them with a bit of parsley for an upscale potato salad that’s sure to impress at your next potluck.

3. Vegan potato salad

To make your potato salad vegan, simply use vegan mayonnaise! To make their delicious vegan potato salad, the filmer makes a dressing out of vegan mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, dijon mustard, sweet pickle relish, celery, red onions, pepper, garlic powder, salt, and parsley. The result is a vegan potato salad that’s extra flavorful.  

4. Cauliflower “potato” salad

Not a fan of potatoes? No problem! This recipe uses cauliflower instead of potatoes to make a “potato” salad that’s low carb and delicious. To make it, the filmer mixes cream cheese, sour cream, shredded cheese, scallions, bacon, parsley, and steamed cauliflower. Once mixed, they top the cauliflower with more bacon and cheese to make a “potato” salad they claim tastes just like the real thing. 

5. Bacon and egg potato salad

The filmer claims this potato salad is the best on TikTok. It’s made with mustard, mayonnaise, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper, dill pickles, white onion, chives, fresh dill, chopped eggs, and smoked bacon. The key to this recipe, according to the filmer, is stirring everything gently so the potatoes don’t get too mushy. Once the salad is finished, the filmer recommends adding more hard boiled eggs as a garnish.

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