Cooking at Home - Red Potato Salad

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Published Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Makes: 4 Servings

This all-time favorite mix of tender potatoes, celery, and onions has been updated with a tangy yogurt sauce. This classic side is sure to please a hungry family or backyard BBQ guests.


  • 1 cup yogurt, plain fat-free
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise, low-fat
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 4 medium red potatoes (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. To prepare sauce, combine yogurt, mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl. Mix well and refrigerate.
  2. Wash potatoes and place in pot. Cover with water about 1 inch above potatoes.
  3. Bring water and potatoes to a boil and simmer until potatoes are fork tender.
  4. Drain potatoes and set aside to cool.
  5. When potatoes are cooled, cut into bite-sized cubes. Place cut potatoes into large bowl.
  6. Add celery, onions, salt, and pepper to potatoes. Top with sauce and mix well.
  7. Garnish with parsley and enjoy.


  • Red or white potatoes can be used.
  • Dijon mustard can be substituted for yellow mustard.

Source: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup



Total Calories


Total Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


1 mg


488 mg


41 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

9 g

Added Sugars included

1 g


8 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


151 mg


2 mg


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