Potato Salad with Clear Herbal Marinade

Carolyn Haas


Knorr used to make a marinade mix for non-mayonnaise type potato salad. It was available at German and European delis all over the US and Australia, as far as I know. It recently became unavailable, so I've been experimenting to make my own KARTOFFELSALAT MIT KLARER KRÄUTERMARINADE! It reminds me of the potato salad my German Oma made when I was a kid!
(Prep time includes cooking the potatoes. Substitute wine vinegar for herbal vinegar if necessary)


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25 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    red potatoes, small
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    chicken or vegetable bouillon granules
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced mixed herbs (parsley, thyme and chives)
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    herbal vinegar (kuhne salata seasoned vinegar available at woodman's in wi and il)
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    mustard (e.g. düsseldorf style)
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/2 c
    onion, minced

How to Make Potato Salad with Clear Herbal Marinade


  1. Wash potatoes and boil until barely tender. Cool. Peel and slice. Put into bowl.
  2. Measure all other ingredients into a pot and heat together briefly. Pour warm mixture over potatoes.
  3. Stir and let potatoes steep for about an hour, stirring occasionally. Serve at room temperature.

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About Potato Salad with Clear Herbal Marinade

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free

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