Recipes

German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad
Served warm or cold German potato salad is a delicious twist on your typical holiday favorite. Loaded with bacon and featuring a dijon vinegar dressing, you'll be sure to surprise and delight your family with this new favorite!

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  • Prep Time: 20min
  • Cook Time: 20min
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Michigan red potatoes diced
  • 1 pound bacon diced
  • 1medium red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Olive oil to taste

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add in diced potatoes and boil until tender, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, add bacon to a cold large skillet. Heat over medium heat and cook bacon until crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove bacon from grease and set aside, leaving grease in the pan.
  3. Add red onion to grease and cook 5 minutes until onions are soft. Whisk in vinegar, olive oil (optional), sugar, mustard, salt, and pepper until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Pour sauce over cooked potatoes. Toss with bacon and parsley. Serve hot, or chill to serve cold.

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