German Potato Salad Recipe
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German Potato Salad Recipe

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I'd always loved my German grandmother's potato salad. So when I married a potato farmer—and had spuds in abundance—I played with several recipes that sounded similar and came up with this salad that reminds me of hers. — Sue Hartman, Parma, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 bacon strips
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 cups sliced cooked peeled potatoes

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 119 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 399 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove and set aside. Drain all but 2-3 tablespoons of drippings; cook onion until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Add water and vinegar; cook and stir for 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
  2. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Crumble bacon; gently stir in bacon and potatoes. Heat through, stirring lightly to coat potatoes. Serve warm. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as German Potato Salad in Taste of Home February/March 1993, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 119 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 399 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2014

It is super easy to make and tastes so good!

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2013

Supper easy. Quite tasty.

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

I clipped this recipe from an old TOH years ago, but never tried it. I don't know why I waited so long to experiment with this, but it's totally delicious!! The apple cider vinegar and bacon pair very well together; plus the sugar adds sweetness to the tang. I'm very pleased :)

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

As is recipe's a bit too sweet for my taste, but I cut sugar in half, added some chopped celery and a couple more slices of bacon and it was great!

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

This a fabulous recipe. Even my young grandchildren love it.

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