What do you do when you have leftover potato salad? You could eat it again, but that might get a little boring. You could give it to someone else, but then you wouldn’t be able to enjoy it yourself. Or you could throw it away, which is just a waste.
There are actually lots of things you can do with leftover potato salad. Keep reading to learn more.
What is Potato Salad?
Potato salad is a dish made from boiled potatoes and other ingredients, such as eggs, mayonnaise, and mustard. It is often served as a side dish, but can also be eaten on its own.
When it comes to potato salad, there are many different ways to make it. Some people like to add in chopped onions, celery, or even green peppers. Others prefer to keep it simple with just boiled potatoes and a dressing.
Types of Potato Salad
There are many types of potato salad, but the most popular are mayonnaise-based salads. These typically include diced potatoes, onions, celery, and hard-boiled eggs. Other common ingredients include salt, pepper, vinegar, and sugar. Potato salad is usually served chilled, although some people prefer it at room temperature.
How to Make Potato Salad
- 5 boiled potatoes
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon mustard
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cut the boiled potatoes into small cubes.
- In a bowl, mix together the potatoes, onion, eggs, mayonnaise, and mustard.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve chilled.
What to Do with Leftover Potato Salad
If you have leftover potato salad, there are a few things you can do with it. You can eat it as is, put it in a sandwich, or put it in a wrap. You can also reheat it in the microwave or the oven.
If you want to change it up, you can add some different ingredients to the salad. You can add chopped celery, chopped onions, or diced tomatoes. You can also add different dressings or sauces.
To add some flavor, you can add ranch dressing, BBQ sauce, or hot sauce. You can also add crumbled bacon or shredded cheese. If you want a more savory flavor, you can add soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce.
You can also add different herbs and spices to the salad, like oregano, basil, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, or black pepper. If you want to add more sweetness to the salad, you can add honey, brown sugar, or agave nectar.
You can also add fruit to the salad, such as diced apples, grapes, or berries. In addition, you can add dried fruit such as raisins or craisins. If you want a crunchier texture, you can add chopped nuts or croutons.
There are many different ways you can enjoy leftover potato salad. Be creative and experiment with different ingredients to find a combination that you like best!