White bowl of potato salad with apples.

Apple Potato Salad Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooling Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


This potato salad recipe has apples for wonderful crunch and a bit of sweetness. It’s delicious. You got to try it!


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  • 2 lbs. baking potatoes
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (low-fat or regular)
  • 1 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. neutral-flavored oil, like grape seed or vegetable
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 jazz apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks (leave the peel on)


  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into 1-inch chunks.
  2. Put potatoes into a medium pot with 2 teaspoons of salt. Cover with cold water. Heat to a boil over high heat, partially covered.
  3. Uncover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until fork-tender, 5-7 minutes.
  4. Drain and allow to cool for 15-30 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl use a fork to whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, oil, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  6. Add the celery, green onions, and apples along with the cooled potatoes.
  7. Stir and serve.

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