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Marinated Potato Salad

Marinated Potato Salad


  • 5 pounds of peeled potatoes boiled and cut into small pieces
  • Small purple onion sliced really thin
  • 32 oz. jar of Hellman’s Real Mayonnaise
  • Large carton of small curd cottage cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • First, place 1/3 of the boiled potatoes in the bottom of a pretty serving bowl.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • Spread 1/3 of the mayonnaise, half of the cottage cheese, half of the onion and pepper.
  • Repeat the layers: potatoes, salt, mayonnaise, cottage cheese, onion and pepper.
  • For the final layer, add the rest of the potatoes, salt and remaining mayonnaise to seal the top.
  • Cover with saran wrap and foil.
  • Leave alone for three days.
  • When ready to serve, stir with a spoon.
  • The potato salad will stay good for about another week.