Lunds Original Potato Salad
5 months ago

Lunds Original Potato Salad Recipe

Customers have been enjoying Lunds Original Potato Salad in our deli for years – and now you can make it at home!

About 19 ½ cup servings
Preparation time: 40 minutes


½ cup sugar
2½ teaspoons salt
1¼ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
3 pounds cooked, peeled, warm potatoes, cut into ¾-inch cubes (Yukon Gold work well)
1¾ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1 tablespoon white vinegar
2 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
¾ cup diced celery
¼ cup chopped onion
4 teaspoons diced pimientos, drained


To cook potatoes

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into ¾ inch cubes
  2. Add potatoes to a pot, cover with water by about one inch and add a pinch of salt
  3. Bring water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer
  4. Cook until potatoes are just tender, 8-12 minutes

To assemble salad:

  1. Combine sugar, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl; stir to blend. Add warm cooked potatoes and mix gently.
  2. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard and vinegar; stir until smooth.
  3. Add mayonnaise mixture to potatoes and mix gently.
  4. Add eggs, celery, onion and pimientos to potato mixture; mix just until all ingredients are coated.
  5. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.