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German Potato Salad

You’ve had good old American potato salad with hard-boiled eggs a hundred times, but have you tried German Potato Salad? This tasty potato recipe is a great one for family get-togethers.


  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 9 medium potatoes – peeled, diced and cooked
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 C. flour
  • 1 1/4 C. vinegar
  • 2 1/4 C. water
  • 1/2 C. sugar


  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp; drain and crumble, reserving bacon grease in skillet.
  • In a large bowl, toss together crumbled bacon, cooked potatoes and sliced onion; set aside.
  • In the skillet with remaining bacon grease, mix in flour then whisk in vinegar and 2 1/4 cups water. Add sugar and continue cooking, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Pour over potato mixture and serve warm.