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Hot German Potato Salad for Two Recipe

Hot German Potato Salad for Two Recipe

Jennie Voigt of Marathon, Wisconsin deliciously downsizes a favorite picnic salad for this quick-to-fix dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 medium red potatoes, halved
  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


  • 1. Place the potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse in cold water. Cut potatoes into 1/4-in. slices; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings.
  • 3. In the drippings, saute the onion until tender. Stir in the flour, salt, celery seed and pepper until blended. Gradually add water, vinegar and sugar. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low. Add the potatoes and bacon; stir gently. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 245 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.