Aunt Nancy's German Potato Salad

Aunt Nancy's German Potato Salad Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by my Aunt Nancy and Uncle Jay.

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6 to 8
small to medium sized potatoes, boiled in jackets
1 small
onion, diced fine
1 c
finely diced bacon
2 Tbsp

How to Make Aunt Nancy's German Potato Salad


  • 1Boil potatoes in jackets until done and let cool.
  • 2Peel potatoes and slice real thin.
  • 3While peeling and slicing potatoes, cook bacon and brown really well.
  • 4Slice potatoes and onion into a large bowl; pour in vinegar and sprinkle with chives, just enough for a little color.
  • 5While bacon is still hot, pour over mixture (both meat and grease). Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 6This is good for picnics because it really lasts a long time without refrigeration.

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About Aunt Nancy's German Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German