American Potato Salad



  • 5 lbs. red potatoes
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 s mayonnaise
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender but still firm. Drain, cool and cut into cubes. Place eggs in saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop. In large bowl, combine chopped potatoes and eggs. Mix together mayonnaise, chopped onion, green onion, green pepper, and celery. Season
with salt and pepper, then mix well with potatoes and eggs. Cover, and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Makes 12 servings