German Potato Salad

Recipe by busymommybee

The only way to make it!...tastes just like Grandma's! Can be made ahead and kept warm in the yummy:)

Top Review by Meg Dolan

I also wanted to mention that this is a Gluten Free recipe which is why I chose it over the other options. Using corn starch to thicken it rather than flour means I can share it with my mom who has celiac's disease. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil potatoes 10-15 minutes. Drain while making sauce.
  2. Fry bacon until crisp, drain and crumble. Set aside.
  3. Fry onion until slightly done in bacon grease.
  4. Add water, vinegar, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil, turn down heat and add 1/4 cup cornstarch dissolved in a small amount of water.(this will thicken the sauce -- a must!).
  5. Add the butter and stir until melted.
  6. Peel and slice warm potatoes and add to sauce.
  7. Stir in bacon. Salt and pepper to taste.

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