German-Style Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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German-Style Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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German-Style Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Comforting and filling, these tangy potatoes will warm up any meal, especially one with a German flair. They’re a fitting accompaniment to sausages like bratwurst. —Alena Horn, Austin, Texas
MAKES:
7 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
7 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds red potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 large tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add apples; cook 10 minutes longer or until potatoes and apples are tender.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onions until lightly browned.
Drain potatoes and apples. Add sugar, vinegar and salt; mash slightly. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with onions and bacon. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as German-Style Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p29

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 272 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 361mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 6g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 3 pounds red potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 large tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add apples; cook 10 minutes longer or until potatoes and apples are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onions until lightly browned.
  3. Drain potatoes and apples. Add sugar, vinegar and salt; mash slightly. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with onions and bacon. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as German-Style Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p29

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1CountryCook User ID: 2881884 159626
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"Made these today for hubby and myself! We love German foods and these are very good! The German potato salad taste shines through! We'll be cooking these up alot!!"

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Cincity57 User ID: 5233551 143941
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"Loved it!"

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