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oma's summer german potato salad

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Michelle London
Gonzales, TX

My Bavarian mother has made this potato salad for as long as I can remember. Unlike lots of other German food, which tends to be on the "heavy" side, this recipe is light, cool, and refreshing -- perfect for a summer picnic or to take along to a potluck!

★★★★★ 1
serves 10
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For oma's summer german potato salad

  • 5 lb
    red potatoes, steamed or boiled in skin
  • 2 md
    cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    beef buillion
  • 1 bunch
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, minced (optional)

How To Make oma's summer german potato salad

  • 1
    Add salt to cucumbers in a medium bowl and set aside to wilt.
  • 2
    Remove skin from potatoes when cool enough to handle. Slice.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, lightly toss potatoes and remaining ingredients until well mixed.
  • 4
    Squeeze the cucumbers in a kitchen towel to remove excess water. Add cucumbers and green onions to potato mixture and toss lightly.
  • 5
    If desired, garnish with minced chives.