Mama's Warm German Potato Salad Recipe
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Mama's Warm German Potato Salad Recipe

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My grandmother, Mama, made this potato salad for every family gathering at her home. Every relative would arrive with their specialties in hand. She never wrote it down, so I had to re-create the recipe from memory. Years later, it's just about right. —Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 English cucumber, very thinly sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 163 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until tender, 18-21 minutes. Drain; cool slightly. Peel and thinly slice. Whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Add potatoes; toss to coat. Add remaining ingredients; toss to combine. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Mama's Warm German Potato Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2017

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Reviewed May. 30, 2017

"We had this for Memorial Day and it was delicious."

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