Light German Potato Salad

Light German Potato Salad Recipe

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Lighter version without the bacon grease or eggs...


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8 - 10
15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


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1 Tbsp
canola oil
4 Tbsp
real bacon pieces, lower fat and sodium
3 Tbsp
onion, chopped
1/2 c
cider vinegar
1/4 c
5 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
dry mustard
1 Tbsp
prepared yellow mustard
1 Tbsp
1/3 c
cold water
3/4 tsp
dried parsley
6 - 8
medium potatoes

How to Make Light German Potato Salad


  • 1Peel and cook potatoes. Slice or cube and set aside.
  • 2Add canola oil and 1 tablespoon of bacon pieces to a pan. Heat until the bacon pieces start to sizzle and add chopped onions.
  • 3Cook onions for 5 minutes and add the vinegar, 1/4 cup water, sugar, salt, pepper, mustards and parsley. Bring to boiling.
  • 4Turn down heat. Dissolve flour in cold water and slowly add to liquid, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened.
  • 5Pour over potatoes and stir in the remaining 3 tablespoons of bacon pieces. Toss to mix well.
  • 6Can be served hot, cold or at room temperature.

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About Light German Potato Salad

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

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