Tangy Dill Potato Salad

Tangy-Dill-Potato-Salad Recipe

This plant-based potato salad packs in layers of flavor with fresh dill, tangy mustard, and some subtle heat. Using a colorful assortment of small or fingerling red, purple, and golden potatoes creates a vibrant salad that will be welcomed to any table this summer.

Tangy Dill Potato Salad


  • 3 lbs. red, gold, and purple small/fingerling potatoes
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2-3 dashes Tobasco Sauce
  • Salt and pepper

1. Wash and chop potatoes into bite-sized chunks and bring to boil in a large pot of lightly salted water. Cook for 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes and set aside to cool.
2. Finely chop dill, onion and celery stalks.

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3. Place mayonnaise, dill, mustard, vinegar, Tabasco in blender, add a sprinkling of salt and pepper and blend until ingredients are creamy, smooth and well-combined.
4. Place cooled potatoes in a large bowl, mix in chopped celery and onions, and pour dressing over the top, stirring gently until potatoes are thoroughly coated.

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Makes 6 to 8 servings. Enjoy!

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  1. Annemarie LeBlanc

    I like this recipe because you used different kinds of potatoes. Food always looks appetizing when it is colorful and the plating presentation is nice. I love that you added a twist to a basic potato salad recipe. That must be really yummy!

  2. tp keane

    I agree with you there. The colour is spectacular and the presentation is fab.

  3. Azlin Bloor

    I am loving everything about this salad! From the colourful potatoes to the huge amount of onions – awesome recipe!

  4. Enricoh Alfonzo

    so many different potato colors. I’ve always wondered how potato salad was made. Looks like an awesome recipe worth trying out. My dad would like this for game night with his buddies.

  5. Alli Smith

    You put exactly the right amount of mustard in your potato salad. I can’t stand potato salad with too much mustard. I”m definitely going to try your version. It looks so yummy and the best part? No eggs! I’m just not an egg person.

  6. karen

    Yum and Yum! My hubs loves potato salad and this looks like a fun mix from the normal salad. I’ll have to try it out this summer during our next cook-out!
    Karen | GlamKaren.com

  7. Liz Mays

    This would definitely be a nice change of pace. We do a lot of grilling outside and having anew potato salad recipe to try out sounds great.

  8. Lisa Jones

    This Looks DELISH I Love Potato Salad With A Little Zip I Must Make For The Family Thank You!

  9. Reesa Lewandowski

    This looks delicious! We are growing dill in our container garden, I love the way it smells and the flavor!

  10. Amy Jones

    Looks very tasty, I love finding new ways to eat potato. I’ll try this recipe soon

  11. Anna

    I’ve always been intimidated to make a potato salad. But that looks really delicious and simple to make!

  12. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    Oh wow. That’s just about the best potato salad recipe I’ve seen. I love the cool of the dill next to the tang of the onion. Yum!

  13. Annemarie LeBlanc

    My sister has always been proud of her potato salad. I agree that her version is really good, but I can show her a thing or two with this recipe! Thanks for sharing.

  14. alissa a apel

    I never thought to use Tobasco Sauce in potato salad. That sounds REALLY good! I’ll have to try that. We have potatoes to dig up from our garden. Potato Salad would really hit the spot.

  15. Tiaras & Tantrums

    I love potato salad! I made a huge bowl the other day and I literally had the smallest portion. I was looking forward to eating some for lunch and IT WAS GONE! My husband ate it all – I will have to make this one and hide it all!

  16. Franc Ramon

    Potato salad can really be healthy and delicious too. This looks really easy to follow and do recipe.

  17. Liz Mays

    This is so great for a picnic! I love the variety of potatoes you used!

  18. Melanie Smith

    So yummy!! I have to try that salad, I think I would love it.

  19. TaMara

    I’m not a fan of potato salad, but I think that’s because it has hard boiled eggs. I love that this recipe doesn’t use them. I’m going to try this, the dill is right up my alley!

  20. Jasmine Eclipse

    Potato salads are the perfect summer food, and this version sounds so yummy! I’m used to just buying them prepackaged from the store, but I think I’ll give this a try!

  21. Cindy Ingalls

    You had me at dill. It’s such an underused herb, but I love it. It adds something to potato salad.

  22. Val

    This looks super delicious, thanks for sharing! I must make this, I love the dill flavor most as opposed to a sweet taste!

  23. Wendy Polisi

    Yum! I just can’t get enough potato salad and this version with dill sounds so amazing.

  24. Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    Potato salad is one of our fave sides for summer. This recipe sounds so delicious. I’d love to try this recipe this weekend. I think we’ll all love it!

  25. Jeanine

    This looks delicious! I am a huge fan of dill so this is a must have for me. It looks like a meal I would enjoy and get full from! Yum

  26. Chrishelle Ebner

    I love dill in potato salad. The purple potatoes are pretty as well as quite tasty. I am going to have to give this recipe a try. Looks delicious.

  27. Marcie W.

    I love a yummy homemade potato salad. Super delish and perfect for any summer cookout!

  28. casavilorainteriors

    I love potato salad. The tangy dill version looks amazing. I might wanna try that

  29. Bonnie @wemake7

    That sounds and looks sooo good. I have everything I need to make this and can’t wait to make it tomorrow.

  30. Toni | BoulderLocavore.com

    This looks so good! I will definitely try this!

  31. Teresa | Simply Made Fun

    I love that you used different types of potatoes in this recipe! We always have potato salad for family get togethers, this recipe would be so well loved by my family!

  32. Tita

    Yum yum! I love potato salad! I’ll surely make this next time.

  33. Debra

    This sounds amazing! I always find potato salad a little bit bland, so this one looks perfect for me!

  34. Theresa

    I love dill, but haven’t had it in potato salad. This sound like something i need to try asap!

  35. felicia

    I could use a good potato salad recipe right now. I could honestly just use some potato salad in my belly right now.

  36. Melisasource

    I don’t know if I’ve ever had dill flavored anything but this sounds pretty good. I’ll have to give it a try.

  37. monica

    So good and perfect for summer! You always share the best recipes.

  38. Ai Sakura

    Having a potluck this weekend. Looks like an awesome idea thank you!Ai @ Sakura Haruka

  39. Fan R @TeddyOutReady

    Such a great recipe, perfect for us as we have lots of dill in our mini garden this year. I think colorful potatoes are always fun for kids and they are usually very curious about colors.

  40. Rosey

    I like that it has a bit of tang to it. That is my favorite kind of potato salad.

  41. Bella

    My favorite thing about Summer are the different yummy salads! I can’t wait to try this recipe out, the dill must make it taste delicious!

  42. Elizabeth O.

    It’s difficult to say no to a salad like this! It’s pretty much a staple during the summer and it’s the most requested side during picnics and barbecues. What I love about potato salad recipes is that they’re easy to put together and everyone has their own twist!

  43. Kendall

    I’m not a fan of mayo, but you did a great job with this! I love things that totally remind you of summer – especially when it’s food! Your pictures are great!

  44. Nikki Wayne

    I like eating potato salad, it is so refreshing! I will definitely try this recipe of yours.

  45. Ana De Jesus

    I love anything potato and this tangy dill potato salad looks like no exception to the rule. Yum yum x

  46. Inspiring Kitchen

    I love a good potato salad. This looks so delicious! Dill definitely adds a yummy flavour to potato salads.

  47. Katherine G

    I love a good potato salad. This looks so delicious! I would give this a try.

  48. Amanda Love

    I make sure to never miss out on the dill when it comes to potato salad! This is such a lovely recipe. We always have a bowl of this in the fridge during the summer. It’s the perfect side to any barbecue, especially ribs!

  49. tp keane

    okay, so being Irish I know it’s a bit cliche but I love me spudz. Great new recipe for me to try out, thanks.

  50. Echo

    This sounds really yummy! I love dill flavor in cold salads!

  51. Jill Conyers (@jillconyers)

    Adding the flavor of dill to potato salad is a great idea. A fun twist on a classic favorite.

  52. Kathy

    This salad sounds delicious. I’ve never had one with dill before I don’t think. Sounds like an interesting salad. I can’t wait to try this out.

  53. Carol Cassara

    I love the fact that this has tabasco because that definitely adds a little kick to the usual potato salad recipe! I love having this around during the summer especially a day after you’ve made it and the flavors have come together nicely.

  54. Seattle Travel Blogger

    This looks very good and I plan on saving it for my husband.
    He loves potato salad and this looks like a version he would enjoy.

  55. Anosa

    Love me some potato salad and this looks really delicious and easy to make

  56. Ron Leyba

    Thanks for sharing this. Must try for the whole family!

  57. Shaney Vijendranath (youbabyandi)

    This looks so good. Definitely going to try it for the next party we have at home.

  58. Toughcookiemommy

    This potato salad looks so good. It is the perfect dish to bring to an outdoor BBQ or family gathering where there is food.

  59. Ashleigh Walls

    My boyfriend is a big fan of potato salad and I never know what to make him. This sounds like the perfect dish!

  60. Kita Bryant

    Tangy Potato Salad has always been one of my favorites. I used to have a relative make it sweet and it just didn’t sit right!

  61. Christine Tatum

    I love that you used some fingerling and purple potatoes. My favorite kind of potatoes. Sounds delicious!!

  62. heather s-g

    Mmmm, this looks so good…I could totally eat it as a meal! Dill sounds like the perfect flavor addition.

  63. yona williams

    I am all about tangy sides, and I am a fan of dill too. So, this recipe is something that interests me. Now I’m in a BBQ mood.

  64. Berlin

    Love potato salad. Its heavy and i often feel full once done. I will try this recipe but will remove the tobasco. I cant stand hot food. Or does the tobasco make any effect?

  65. Amber NElson

    Potato salad is one of my favorite summer picnic sides. This looks amazing. Dill would be a great addition to a potato salad!

  66. Mary Edwards

    Oh delicious. Perfect for the summer – at a bbq or party!

  67. Shirley Martinez

    I love the variation of potatoes you used which in turn gives it many flavors! A must try recipe

  68. ricci

    Now this potato salad looks yummy!! I love dill pickles and need to try this!!

  69. Nicole Escat

    I love potato salad because it is really delicious! I have my granny’s recipe but I would love to try this!

  70. Kathy Kenny Ngo

    I am looking for a new recipe for potatoes, good thing I bumped in your blog.Thanks for the awesome recipe!

  71. victoria

    Wow, I would love to try these, It really looks delicious.

  72. Kimberly

    Yummy! This looks great and quick to make. I love Dill too!

  73. Teresa

    This looks absolutely delicious. What a great summer recipe. I’ll definitely need to make this for my next BBQ!

  74. Rachel

    This looks good. I made something like it a few weeks ago on the blog.

  75. kristi

    I love that this has a little heat too…it sounds delicious!

  76. Jocelyn @ Hip Mama's Place

    I love the mix of red, purple, and golden potatoes in this salad. Looks and sounds delicious!

  77. HilLesha

    I never really got into potato salad despite my love for almost anything in the form of potatoes. I love that the potatoes in this potato salad are chunky, plus it sounds so amazing!

  78. Courtneylynne

    Ooooo this potato salad looks absolutely delicious!!! I’m going to have to give it a try next bbq we have!

  79. Toni

    This looks so good. It would be great for a summer picnic

  80. Heather Pfingsten

    Okay, so this may sound strange but I LOVE potato salad. My mom has a recipe that she makes that was passed down by her grandma, to my grandma, etc… and I adore it. I always like to see how people make their potato salad and try new ways. This recipes looks delicious. Can’t wait to give your style a whirl!

  81. Stefan

    Love how easy this recipe is and it looks like it has a ton of flavor!

  82. LifeAsAConvert

    I made homemade potato salad for the first time a few weeks ago. It was much easier than I thought it would be and delicious too. I’ll give this recipe a try next.

  83. Mhaan Arambulo (@momyrockinstyle)

    This looks insanely delicious. My little one will surely love this. Thanks for sharing!

  84. Ashley

    This looks great! Potato salad is one of my favorites!

  85. Carol

    Yum! I love a good potato salad so will have to try this one at our next BBQ.

  86. Melissa Bernardo

    I love potato salad. This recipe sounds delish!

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