Plain Potato Salad For Gumbo
Plain Potato Salad is always served with gumbo at our house. We like it that way. Nothing fancy or extra in there to mask or take away from the taste of the gumbo.
Potato Salad Ingredients
This simple salad made with potatoes, eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, and seasonings came about because my husband didn’t like anything crunchy in his food. So we managed to keep out any onions or pickles or crunchy additives. His tastes have changed over the years, but not our potato salad. The whole family prefers it in its unadorned state.
We even like it served alongside different meat entrees, especially grilled or barbecued meats.
In With The Gumbo
Many gumbo eaters prefer their potato salad right in their bowl of gumbo. No sense in dirtying another dish or having to dip your spoon into several plates before it hits your mouth!
If you are in need of good gumbo recipes, I can hook you up here with Chicken Gumbo, Simply Classic Cajun, Seafood Gumbo, or Shrimp Okra Gumbo Fitting for Fall and All. And while you’re at it, I’ll show you how to make a never-fail pot of rice at Everyday Rice Every Day to go with your Plain Potato Salad.Print
Plain Potato Salad
A simple potato salad of potatoes, eggs, mayo, mustard, and seasoning is all that’s needed to compliment your best entrees.
3 pounds of red potatoes quartered with skins left on
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon regular mustard
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Place potatoes in large pot and fill with water to about two inches over potatoes.
Boil until potatoes are almost tender.
Add eggs to the pot near the end of boiling time to allow them to cook for 8 minutes with potatoes.
When potatoes are tender drain them and the eggs.
Let potatoes and eggs cool to touch then peel eggs and dice eggs and potatoes into bite size pieces.
Add mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper stirring lightly as to not mash the potatoes.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until later.
I, like many gumbo eaters, add the potato salad directly into my bowl of gumbo. I like the taste, and it saves on dishwashing!
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