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Make Ahead German Potato Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

14 servings

Relate Jesse and Anne Foust from Bluefield, West Virginia, "We like to make this chunky salad the day before to let the flavors mellow."

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled, cooked and sliced

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper. Add soda and vinegar. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil and stir for 1 minute. Gently stir in potatoes and bacon; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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