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Red Potato Salad with Avocado and Egg

This red potato salad is the perfect side dish for barbecue fare and great for taking along on picnics.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make potato salad, red potato salad recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 473 kcal
Author Kris Bordessa



  1. Wash potatoes and chop into bite-sized cubes.
  2. Put potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. 

  3. When water begins to boil, add eggs to the pot. Boil for 12-14 min, or until potatoes are tender. (Test with a fork.) Remove eggs; crack the eggshells and set eggs in a bowl of cold water. 

  4. Drain potatoes in colander and allow to cool.

  5. Mix avocado and mayo in a large bowl using a potato masher or a fork.

  6. Add scallions, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  7. Peel and chop eggs, and add them to the dressing.

  8. Add cooled potatoes, tossing all ingredient until potatoes are well-coated.

  9. Serve immediately or refrigerate.