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Hot Potato Salad

Hot Potato Salad is a hearty side dish with old-fashioned flavor from Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico. Your hungry bunch will think you slaved over this simple salad.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 6 bacon strips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 5 medium potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled, cooked and sliced


  • In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. remove to paper towel to drain; crumble and set aside. In bacon drippings, saute the onion until tender. Remove from the heat. combine flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper; stir into onion mixture. Add water and vinegar. Return to heat; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Place potatoes and bacon in a large bowl; pour sauce over and toss gently. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 160 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 695mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • dandydo
    Oct 31, 2014

    My son loves this recipe and so do I! We made it for our Oktoberfest themed Halloween dinner and it was a big hit - delicious!

  • lendi
    Jan 6, 2012

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  • emmyli10
    Jun 23, 2011

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  • glyfada43
    Oct 16, 2009

    It is fantastic!!

  • justmbeth
    Jul 14, 2009

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