How to Make a Traditional German Potato Salad

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Looking for a unique and flavorful potato salad recipe? Look no further than our German Potato Salad Recipe! This dish is packed with delicious ingredients like bacon, onions, and potatoes, and it’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a side dish for your next potluck or you’re just in the mood for something new, our traditional recipe is sure to satisfy.

In a large pot, heat 1″ salted water to boiling. Add potatoes, heat to boiling, reduce heat and cover. Cook until tender, 10 to 25 minutes. Drain and cool.

Step 1

In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.

Step 2

Cook and stir onion in bacon fat until tender.

Step 3

Stir in flour, sugar, salt, celery seed, and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly. Stir in water and vinegar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.  

Step 4

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