Oma's Summer German Potato Salad

Michelle London

By
@innkeeperchef

My Bavarian mother has made this potato salad for as long as I can remember. Unlike lots of other German food, which tends to be on the "heavy" side, this recipe is light, cool, and refreshing -- perfect for a summer picnic or to take along to a potluck!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min

Ingredients

5 lb
red potatoes, steamed or boiled in skin
2 medium
cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
1 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
white pepper
1 tsp
celery salt
1/2 c
red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1/2 c
beef buillion
1 bunch
scallions
1 Tbsp
chives, minced (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Add salt to cucumbers in a medium bowl and set aside to wilt.

2Remove skin from potatoes when cool enough to handle. Slice.

3In a large bowl, lightly toss potatoes and remaining ingredients until well mixed.

4Squeeze the cucumbers in a kitchen towel to remove excess water. Add cucumbers and green onions to potato mixture and toss lightly.

5If desired, garnish with minced chives.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads, Potatoes
Collection: Picnic Picks!
Hashtags: #potato, #cucumbers