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German Potato Salad for a Crowd

 German Potato Salad for a Crowd
A dear German friend gave me this recipe. I take this satisfying potato salad to gatherings all year-round. The seasonings give a traditional potato salad enticing flavor.—Donna Cline, Pensacola, Florida
12-14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 12 medium potatoes
  • 12 bacon strips
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • Chopped fresh parsley


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain. Peel and slice into a large bowl; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Using a slotted spoon,
  • remove bacon to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons
  • drippings.
  • Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in the next six
  • ingredients. Gradually stir in water and vinegar; bring to a boil,

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German Potato Salad for a Crowd (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • stirring constantly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more or until
  • thickened. Pour over potatoes; toss to coat. Crumble bacon and
  • gently stir into potatoes. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12-14
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 244 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.