Old German Style Potato Salad

Wayne Boggs

By
@fatchef64

This is a recipe pass down to me from my Mom. This is also called Hot Potato Salad. This is an old German favorite where I grew up in the midwest.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 lb
russet potatoes
1 lb
bacon
1 c
white vinegar
1 1/2 c
water
1 1/2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
corn starch
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
4
eggs hard boiled and sliced (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fry bacon until crisp. Remove from grease,and crumble in a bowl. Reserve the bacon grease in fry pan.
2
Peel and cube 5 pounds of russet potatoes. Boil potatoes until fork tender. Remove from heat and strain in colander. Run under cold water to stop cooking. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl mix vinegar, water, sugar, cornstarch, and salt and pepper. Whisk until well mixed. Pour into warmed bacon grease, bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Lower heat to a simmer and whisk until thickened. Remove from heat.
4
Put potatoes, bacon crumbles, and sliced hard boiled eggs in a large bowl. Pour dressing mixture over potatoes, and toss. May be served warm or cold. I prefer to make this a day ahead of time, so the flavors marry. This will keep in the fridge for a week.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom