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Famous Dave’s Shakin’ the Shack Potato Salad Recipe


  • 3 pounds Russet Potatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped Celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped Red Onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped Green Bell Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Pimientos
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced Jalapeno, seeded
  • 5 hard-boiled Egg, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Pickle Relish
  • Paprika (for garnish)


  1. Combine the potatoes with enough water to cover in large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Boil until tender but not mushy; drain.
  4. Chill in refrigerator.
  5. To Make the Salad
  6. Peel the chilled potatoes and coarsely chop.
  7. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper in a bowl and mix well.
  8. Stir in celery, red onion, green pepper, pimento and jalapeno.
  9. Fold in potatoes, eggs and pickle relish.

Chill, covered, until serving time.

The flavor is enhanced if chilled overnight. Garnish with paprika.

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