Potato Salad (Greek Patatosalata)

Patatosalata (Greek potato salad)

Creamy and filling, perfect for a light meal! The ideal combo for some juicy grilled meat!

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Patatosalata (Greek potato salad)

Potato Salad (Greek Patatosalata)

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  • Author: Eli K. Giannopoulos
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 portions 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Boiled
  • Cuisine: Greek


Creamy and filling, perfect for a light meal! A delicious Greek potato salad recipe, the ideal combo for some juicy grilled meat!


  • 67 potatoes
  • 45 eggs
  • 100g pickled cucumber (3.5 ounces)
  • 1 can tuna in water, drained
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps chopped parsley
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 200ml (3/4 of a cup) mayonnaise, diluted with 1/4 cup of milk


  1. Boil the potatoes, drain them and let them cool for a while. In the meantime boil the eggs, too.
  2. Finely chop the onions, the pickled cucumber and parsley. Cut the potatoes and the eggs in small cubes and place all the ingredients (apart from the mayonnaise) in a large tray.
  3. To prepare the dressing, mix the mayonnaise and the milk and pour over the salad and blend well. Serve in a large bowl.

Keywords: Greek potato salad, patatosalata recipe

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One Comment

  1. Not the most ”traditional” papatoslata we have in Greece,but ok
    For a more rustic patatosalata add potatoes in quarters or big chunks, red thin sliced onion, parsley, fresh dill, dry oregano and optional black or whatever olives.And from dressing drizzel the salad with red wine vinegar and lots of olive oil

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