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German Potato Salad
Both sweet and savory with plenty of bacon. Serve hot.

Recipe By: Dorothy Bublick (Robbie's great-aunt)
Serves: 8-12
Prep. Time:
0:30

1 lb. bacon - fried, crumbled, grease reserved
9 med. potatoes - peeled, sliced, boiled until tender
1 lrg. onion - sliced thin
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 1/4 cups water
1 1/4 cups distilled white vinegar
1/2 cup granulated sugar


-Toss together crumbled bacon, potatoes, and onion in a bowl; set aside.
-Melt bacon grease in saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in flour; slowly whisk in water and vinegar; stir in sugar; continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thickened.
-Pour hot mixture over potatoes in the bowl.
-Serve hot.

Make It A Meal: Serve with Cabbage Rolls and German Almond Puff for dessert.

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12 Visitor Comments About This Recipe Submit Yours Below!
  • good...but lessen the water to 2 c. .works better

  • I just made it for the first time. It is delicious! You've got to try this one. It's a winner. Thanks

  • made the same recipe but mine called for 3-4 hard boiled eggs and celery seed

  • Our family favorite from Chicago is to add celery and use cider vinegar.

  • Best salad ever!

  • we make this with Hot Dogs instead of bacon, when the sauce is done we add the potatoes to the sauce and add cheese...we call it hotdog casserole...it's a must for all family get togethers!!!

  • wanted to make German potato salad years, never worked out. i found your recipe and its the best I've ever had thank you

  • We found the German Potato Salad to die for!

  • Tenderize the onions by cooking them in the bacon grease. Cooked onions go better with a hot salad.

  • Great recipe! I've added a pound of bratwurst, makes it meatier and adds good flavor.

  • First time I ever made it and had company over. Everyone loved it!

  • A great recipe! I did add celery flakes, used cider vinegar, and added more potatoes to accommodate the amount of sauce. Thank you!!!

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