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Traditional German Potato Salad

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 German Potato Salad Recipe is sure to satisfy.
4.85 from 13 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine German
Servings 6
Calories 114 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds potatoes 4 medium cut into halves
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vinegar


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cook and stir onion in bacon fat until tender.
  • 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.
  • Slice warm potatoes into hot mixture, crumble bacon in.
  • Cook, stirring gently to coat potato slices, till hot and bubbly.


Calories: 114kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 397mgPotassium: 507mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
Keyword german potato salad
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