Country Style Potato Salad with Fresh Cucumbers

Country Potato Salad With Cucumbers

Country Style Potato Salad with Fresh Cucumbers is a yummy dish for any celebration. The crunchy fresh cucumber makes the dish light and refreshing.



1 1/2 lb red potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tsp. salt
6 hard-boiled, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 hard-boiled and peeled  possible garnish
2 ribs celery, sliced 1/8
1 small red onion or a 1/4 of a large red onion, sliced 1/8 of an inch and sparsely chopped
1/2 c dill pickle gherkins sliced 1/4 inch and sparsely chopped 1/2 c peeled Persian cucumber, sliced 1/4 inch and sparsely chopped (again, chunky is best)
2 to 3 Tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
1/2 c real, full-fat mayonnaise
1/4 tsp. salt (more or less, to suit your taste)
1/4 tsp. white or black pepper
Hungarian paprika, for garnish


  1. Add 4 quarts of water to a 6-quart pot and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Add potatoes and salt and cook until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. Drain potatoes well in a colander and return them to the hot pan for a minute to dry out excess water.
  3. Place the potatoes, eggs, celery, onion, pickles, and cucumber into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add mustard and mayonnaise folding in gently until well combined
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste gentle folding to keep potato pieces bite-sized..
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. Just before serving, sprinkle with paprika


This salad is perfect for your 4th of July Celebration or any occasion.

I would make the recipe ahead that morning to serve at lunch or dinner to get the flavors well-infused before serving.