German-Style Potato Salad

Your friends will love this departure from ordinary potato dishes. Tart German potato salad, served warm, makes a wonderful foil for sausages or grilled meats of any kind.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. white potatoes
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅔ cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp. celery seeds

Directions

  • Scrub potatoes and boil, unpeeled, until tender. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle. Peel potatoes and slice thinly. Place in a large serving dish.
  • In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble.
  • Add onion to bacon drippings and cook over medium heat until just softened.
  • Combine flour, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Add vinegar and water, stirring until smooth. Pour mixture into skillet with bacon drippings and onion. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly. Add crumbled bacon to the pan.
  • Pour dressing over potatoes and toss to mix well. Stir in parsley and celery seeds.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. white potatoes
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅔ cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp. celery seeds

Directions

  • Scrub potatoes and boil, unpeeled, until tender. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle. Peel potatoes and slice thinly. Place in a large serving dish.
  • In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble.
  • Add onion to bacon drippings and cook over medium heat until just softened.
  • Combine flour, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Add vinegar and water, stirring until smooth. Pour mixture into skillet with bacon drippings and onion. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly. Add crumbled bacon to the pan.
  • Pour dressing over potatoes and toss to mix well. Stir in parsley and celery seeds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium880mg
Total Carbohydrate38g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein13g