Potato Salad with Dill

Fondation OLO | Recipe | Potato Salad with Dill
the illustrated version
of this recipe
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes (+ cooling time for potato)
  • Servings: 6-8
  • Cost per serving: 44¢
  • Storage: 3 days in the fridge.
  • Kitchen tools: Colander, large pot, cutting board, sharp knife, measuring cups and spoons, large bowl, spoon, small bowl, small sharp knife.
  • This original recipe was developed by Extenso—the Université de Montréal reference centre on human nutrition.

Because this recipe contains honey,
do not serve to children under the age of 1.


  • 1 kg (2 lb) red potatoes, thoroughly washed.
    Preserving the potato skin saves time and retains more dietary fibres.
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped (about 175 ml / ¾ cup)
  • 125 ml (½ cup) chopped large dill pickles (about 2 large pickles)
    Or an equal quantity of relish
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) of mayonnaise
    Or half mayonnaise / half plain yogurt
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) cider vinegar
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) milk
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) honey
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Boil the potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes in a pot filled with salted water. Drain and let cool.

2. Dice the cooled potatoes (2 cm pieces) and place in a large bowl.

3. Add the celery and the pickles.

4. In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by combining the mayonnaise, cider vinegar, milk, honey, garlic and green onions. Add salt and pepper.

5. Add the dressing to the salad, combine and serve.