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Oktoberfest Potato Salad Recipe
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Oktoberfest Potato Salad

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"This is a traditional German-style potato salad good year round, not just in October."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  2. Mix dry mustard with 1 teaspoon water in a small bowl and let stand 10 minutes to develop flavor.
  3. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels. Reserve bacon drippings in skillet. Let bacon cool; crumble bacon.
  4. Cook onion in reserved bacon drippings over medium heat until onion is translucent and soft, about 5 minutes. Stir mustard paste, sugar, 1/4 cup water, and cider vinegar into onion; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer vinegar dressing for 2 minutes.
  5. Peel potatoes if desired; slice 3 potatoes into a salad bow and arrange into a layer. Sprinkle potatoes with half the crumbled bacon, celery, and parsley; season with salt and black pepper. Pour a little of the vinegar dressing over the layer. Repeat layer with remaining 3 potatoes, bacon, celery, parsley, salt, and black pepper; pour remaining dressing over the salad. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use sucralose sweetener (such as Splenda® in place of sugar if desired.
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Reviews More Reviews

Jul 20, 2013

I just prepared this recipe and am enjoying a sample right now! I used a package of real (not soy) bacon bits for the bacon and with no drippings available, I added a couple tablespoons of cooking oil to brown the onion, etc. helped to emulsify the dressing. I didn't bother to stack the layers, just mixed good and let it all mellow together before dinner.Yum

 
Jul 02, 2014

very traditionally perfect...even better the next day!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 5.2 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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