"This is the best German Potato Salad recipe. I made a few changes on a recipe originally given to me by my next door neighbor, when I was planning an Octoberfest party. It is a hit every time I serve it!" — Lynn
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red potatoes, halved
Bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2 teaspoons
apple cider vinegar
chopped fresh parsley
This is similar to a recipe my grandmother used. She added chopped celery in place of the parsley and a cup or two of heated drained sauerkraut. She also browned the bacon before adding flour and the vinegar. The sauerkraut makes all the diference in the taste.
I wanted to like this recipe, but, it just didn't work for my family. I much prefer the Hot German Potato Salad III from this site. This salad just didn't have enough sauce for us. It was barely enough to coat the potatoes, so, we lost the sweet and sour taste that is so good with German Potato Salad. I used the exact ingredient measurements, so, I don't think I did anything incorrectly. I think it would have been good flavor - just too dry. I'll stick with my other recipe.
So spouse doesn't liky mayo, and wanted a more vinegar potato salad. This didn't look too difficult, and it had good reviews...it was YUMMY and a big hit at the cook out! The "sauce" cooked a whole lot faster than what the recipe said...after putting in the vinegar, and it thickened right up. One warning...this is not a low-cal recipe, but the taste is well worth the calories!
This tastes wonderful but I can't see using all the bacon grease in this recipe I would like to try it with less fat.
Wow, just finished making 10 pounds for a tailgate party tomorrow. This is a great recipe.I know everyone will enjoy it.
Very tasty and comforting. I added sauerkraut and it was a nice blend of flavors.
My sister said that it was better then my mom's and grandmothers!
I made this recioe for a Birthday dinner and got exceellent reviews. This is just like my great grandmother from germany used to make.Next I am going to and dill pickle juice instead of the apple cider vinegar and fresh dill and some chopped up dill pickles. My other grandmother from Bohemia used to make it with dill.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Brian's German Potato Salad
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 156
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