Traditionelle deutsche Kartoffelsalat

Ellen Bales


Otherwise known as Traditional German Potato Salad. My roots seems to be showing of late. I have been hankering for some good old German food and searching the Internet for recipes. This one is a favorite anytime!
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30 Min


  • 3 lb
    red potatoes, sliced
  • 1 large
    onion, diced
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled, reserve grease
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown mustard
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Traditionelle deutsche Kartoffelsalat


  1. In a large saucepan, boil potatoes until just tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. After frying the bacon, saute the chopped onion in the bacon grease. Remove onion from grease and add to the potatoes.
  3. Add flour to bacon grease and stir until smooth.
  4. Add vinegar, sugar, brown mustard, water, and salt and pepper to the mixture and simmer until mixed well.
  5. Pour this mixture over the potatoes and mix well. Stir in parsley and crumbled bacon and serve while warm.

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