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Classic German Potato Salad Recipe

Classic German Potato Salad Recipe

This potato salad is a classic side for any German meal.—Mae Wagners, Pickerington, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds bacon
  • 3-1/2 pounds potatoes, boiled, peeled and diced (about 7 cups)
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon. In a large bowl, toss bacon with potatoes and onion; set aside. In the drippings, combine flour and sugar. Combine water, vinegar, salt and pepper; stir into skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in cream. Pour over potato mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 467 calories, 34 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.