8 Potato Salad Recipes for Your Next Cookout

All due respect to half a jar of mayo, but we have some other dressing ideas

Roasted Potato Salad with Sour Cream and Shallots

Roasting potatoes for potato salad, rather than boiling them, lends a caramelized sweetness that’s offset by a tangy dressing of sour cream, mustard, and shallots.

Potato Salad Hot Dog

Potato Salad Hot Dog

Potato Salad with Red Onion

This cool, creamy potato salad is spiked with pickle relish and red onion. Get the recipe for Potato Salad with Red Onion »

Ignacio Mattos’ Potato Salad

Boiling potatoes whole and unpeeled means they don’t absorb too much water as they cook. Mixing them with an egg yolk and olive oil yields a rich dressing without the heavy creaminess of mayonnaise. Get the recipe for Ignacio Mattos’ Potato Salad »

Fingerling Potato Salad with Chive Mayonnaise

Fingerling Potato Salad with Chive Mayonnaise

Warm Red Potato Salad

Tender grilled red-skinned potatoes are doused in herb vinaigrette in this warm salad. Get the recipe for Warm Red Potato Salad »

Israeli Fried Potatoes with Kashkaval Cheese

Piquant kashkaval, a Balkan cows’ or sheep’s milk cheese, and mildly spicy shifa peppers add sharpness to these fried potatoes. Get the recipe for Israeli Fried Potatoes with Kashkaval Cheese »

Vinegar-Marinated Potatoes with Olives and Capers

Vinegar-Marinated Potatoes with Olives and Capers

Pesto Potato Salad

Serve this simple and bright potato salad warm or cold alongside grilled or roasted meats and seafood. Get the recipe for Pesto Potato Salad »

German Potato Salad

Some recipes for this salad call for sauteing the onions in the bacon fat, but we prefer them left raw. This version comes from James Beard’s American Cookery (Little, Brown & Co., 1972). Get the recipe for German Potato Salad »