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Hearty German Potato Salad

 Hearty German Potato Salad
Michelle Beran certainly has a tasty take on German potato salad. The reader from Claflin, Kansas adds sliced hot dogs to the bacon, cider vinegar and potatoes found in this classic.
4 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 medium potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), cooked, peeled, halved and sliced
  • 5 cooked hot dogs, sliced


  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • with a slotted spoon to paper towels. In the drippings, saute the
  • onion until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in
  • water, vinegar, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper. Bring to a
  • boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in the potatoes, hot dogs and reserved bacon. Transfer to a
  • greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25
  • minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 471 calories,

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Hearty German Potato Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 30 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 1,196 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer