5 Tasty Luau Recipes Straight from the Polynesian Cultural Center

by | Jul. 05, 2017

Mormon Life

Potato Salad

Potato salad isn't just a staple at Mormon barbeques—it's also a part of Hawaiian feasts. See how this recipe measures up against your own!

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- 4 large red and/or yellow potatoes, cut into cubes

- 1-1/2 cup shell or elbow macaroni, dry

- 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced and chopped

- 2-3 pickles, chopped

- 2-3 green onions, chopped

- 3 hard-boiled eggs (whites chopped, set aside yolks)

- 1 cup frozen peas (optional)

- 2 celery stalks chopped (optional)

- 1-2 carrots chopped (optional)


- 1-1/4 to 2 cup mayonnaise

- 1/2 cup Zesty Italian dressing

- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard

- Yolks from boiled eggs in salad

- 1 teaspoon garlic salt

- Ground pepper, to taste

- 2 tablespoon or less pickle juice (optional)

- Dill, parsley, curry powder, to taste (optional)

Boil cubed potatoes until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water, set aside to allow to fully cool. Cook macaroni according to directions on the macaroni package, then rinse with cold water and set aside to allow to fully cool. While the macaroni is cooking mix all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside. Once cooked macaroni and potatoes are cool, lightly toss with remaining salad ingredients. Once tossed, mix in dressing. Serves 8—10 people.

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