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Make Ahead German Potato Salad Recipe

Make Ahead German Potato Salad Recipe

Relate Jesse and Anne Foust from Bluefield, West Virginia, "We like to make this chunky salad the day before to let the flavors mellow."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled, cooked and sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper. Add soda and vinegar. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil and stir for 1 minute. Gently stir in potatoes and bacon; heat through. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 124 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.