German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad Recipe

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susan tinney


This recipe has been in the family awhile. Not sure where it came from.

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medium size russet potatos
1 c
cold water
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
strips of bacon
2 Tbsp
bacon grease
small onion thinly sliced
salt and pepper to taste


1Cook potatos in their jackets till tender butnot falling open, Pour off water and shake dry over heat.
2When potatos cool peel and slice and place in casserole dish
3Add thinly sliced onion on top of potatos
4Take 3 strips of bacon and dice, fry until crisp, but watch carefully so it doesn't burn. Drain bacon pieces on paper towel. Reserve 2 Tablespoons bacon fat.
5Make sauce using water, vinegar, sugar and cornstarch. Boil till thick, about the consistancy of pudding. Taste sauce it should taste sweet/sour.
6Add 2 tablespoons of reserved bacon grease, add diced bacon. Taste and adjust salt and pepper accordingly.
7Cool till lukewarm
8Pour sauce over sliced potatos and onion in casserole dish.
9Serve immediatly. Best served warm.

About German Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Potato Salads