Quick German Potato Salad Recipe
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Quick German Potato Salad Recipe

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"This salad is one of my husband's favorites," writes Diane Wilson of Charlotte, North Carolina. "Just fill the pressure cooker, put the lid on, cook for a short time and a wonderful potato salad is done."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 7 unpeeled medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 128 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a pressure cooker, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; drain. Add potatoes and onions. In a bowl, combine the vinegar, water, sugar, 2 tablespoons of parsley, salt, mustard and pepper; pour over potatoes.
  2. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Bring cooker to full pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion or release of steam; adjust heat if needed.) Remove from the heat.
  3. Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. Just before serving, sprinkle with remaining parsley. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as German Potato Salad in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p35

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antadaall User ID: 5206252 106494
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"I made this for my family. It is so easy and everyone devoured it! I doubled the batch and did not have any leftovers.

I am not big on sweet in my German potato salad, so I left out the sugar."

giddyhermit User ID: 4579273 35842
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2010

"have made this many times. Great recipe, fast and delicious"

westwoodrr2nc User ID: 1303303 36745
Reviewed May. 20, 2009

"I don't have a pressure cooker. Can you give directions for another way to prepare it? Sounds delicious!"

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