Oma's Summer German Potato Salad

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Michelle London

By
@innkeeperchef

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 5 lb
    red potatoes, steamed or boiled in skin
  • 2 medium
    cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 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
    scallions
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, minced (optional)

How to Make Oma's Summer German Potato Salad

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Oma's Summer German Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Potatoes
Collection: Picnic Picks!
Hashtags: #potato, #cucumbers




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