Hot German Potato Salad
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A tangy, yet slightly sweet potato dish with bacon and onions! Delicious with brats or burgers, a hit at potlucks and just for the family at home.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: German
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 ¼ pounds potatoes
  • 4 slices bacon
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon celery seeds
  • ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅔ cup water
  • ¼ c vinegar
  • Snipped fresh parsley
  1. Cover potatoes with water and boil potatoes until tender about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Drain and somewhat cool to touch. Peel and slice into ¼ inch slices.
  1. While boiling potatoes, cook bacon till crisp in medium sized skillet. Remove bacon and reserve 2 Tablespoons of bacon grease in skillet.
  2. Add onion to drippings, cook on medium heat till tender. Set aside until potatoes are peeled and sliced.
  3. Stir in flour sugar, salt celery seeds, dry mustard, and pepper until mixed well.
  4. Stir in water and vinegar. Cook over medium heat, stirring until thickened and bubbly.
  5. Gently stir in potatoes & bacon crumbles. Cook, stirring gently 1 or 2 min till heated through.
  6. Transfer to serving bowl & sprinkle with fresh parsley
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at