German Potato Salad Recipe

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  • 2 pounds potatoes, boiled in skins until tender
  • 1/2 pound bacon, fried and diced
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 cup onions


  1. Drain potatoes, peel, cut into small pieces in a large bowl, salt to taste.
  2. Dice fried bacon and drain, leave drippings in pan.
  3. Add onions to drippings. Fry slowly until brown.
  4. Remove from heat; add; and mix with vinegar, salt, and sugar.
  5. Add onion mixture and fried bacon to potatoes.
  6. Stir mixture, heat, add water (only a little) until potato chunks and ingredients are well mixed and consistency is uniform.
  7. Set aside; allow time for seasonings to “soak” until served.

Author:  Mark Friesenhahn
Date First Published: 05/21/2010
Prep Time: 80 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings

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