Authentic German Potato Salad

Authentic German Potato Salad Recipe

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Janice Splaha


I love warm German Potato Salad and this recipe is the best I ever found. I make it often and I get raves about it.


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6 to 8
15 Min
15 Min


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3 c
diced potatoes
4 slice
bacon, cooked and diced into bite sized pieces
small onion, diced
1/4 c
white vinegar
2 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
white sugar
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground pepper
1 Tbsp
chopped parsley, if desired

How to Make Authentic German Potato Salad


  • 1While potatoes are cooking, fry bacon pieces until crisp. Remove from pan, set aside.
  • 2Add diced onion to the bacon fat and cook over medium heat until onion is browned. Add vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil then add potatoes and 1/2 the bacon pieces. Heat through then transfer to a serving dish, top with remaining bacon pieces. Sprinkle with parsley, if using. Serve warm.

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Course/Dish: Potato Salads

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