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Homemade Potato Salad for a Crowd

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This 5 ingredient potato salad is both easy and delicious. It includes party proportions so you can easily make this potato salad for your family or a large crowd.

Ingredients

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To serve 10 people (a family sized recipe):

  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 5 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 ½ cup celery, diced
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • 1 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To serve 25 people:

  • 5 pounds potatoes
  • 1 dozen hard boiled eggs
  • 3 cups celery, diced
  • 3/4 cup onion, diced
  • 2 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To serve 50 people:

  • 10 pounds potatoes
  • 2 dozen hard boiled eggs
  • 1 bunch celery, diced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 quart mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To serve 75 people:

  • 15 pounds potatoes
  • 3 dozen hard boiled eggs
  • 1 ½ bunches celery, diced
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 1 ½ quart mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel, cube and boil potatoes in salted water until tender. Test by poking with a fork.
  2. While potatoes are boiling, dice onions and celery. Peel and chop hard boiled eggs.
  3. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl while the potatoes are still hot.
  4. Stir in mayonnaise. Add more or less mayonnaise to taste. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cool potato salad in the fridge until ready to serve.

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