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Recipe for the polish potato salad

Updated: Dec 27, 2022


  • 1 kg potatoes

  • 4 carrots, cooked and cut into 0,6 cm dice (1/4-inch)

  • 150 gr green peas

  • 3 dill pickles, finely chopped

  • 2 green apples, finely chopped

  • 3 hardboiled eggs, finely chopped

  • 300 gr mayonnaise, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons mustard

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon pepper, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoons sugar


  1. Boil the potatoes until tender, but not overcooked. Drain and let cool. Then peel and cut in small pieces (0,6 cm, 1/4 inch dice).

  2. Boil the peeled carrots, peas and eggs in separate saucepans. Once cooled, chop finely the carrots and the eggs. Leave some peas aside for later decoration.

  3. Dice the pickles and the peeled apples.

  4. In a bowl, place all the ingredients, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Gently fold in the mayonnaise (leave a couple of tablespoons for the decoration), being careful not to break the potatoes apart.

  5. Transfer into a bowl and form a dome with it. Use the leftover mayonnaise to coat the dome and the rest of the peas to create a pattern of decoration. Place a leaf of parsley on top.

  6. Chill, covered, for at least a couple of hours before serving.

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