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German-Style Mashed Potatoes

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings

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

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