Old-Fashioned Hot Potato Salad

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a delicious meal your family will repeatedly ask you for over and over again. This is scrumptious and I learned this from my friend Eileen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes, covered in 1" boiling salted water until just tender, about 35 minutes.
  2. Saute bacon in skillet till crisp.
  3. Remove to paper towel.
  4. In same skillet, saute frankfurters in bacon fat till brown.
  5. Remove franks.
  6. In same skillet, reserve 2 tbs. bacon fat.
  7. Saute 1/2 Cup minced onion until tender but not brown.
  8. Mix together flour, sugar, salt and pepper;add vinegar and water;stir until blended.
  9. Stir into sauted onions;simmer until thickened,stirring.
  10. Add slices of hot peeled potatoes about 1/4 inch thick.
  11. Add 1/4 Cup minced onion,green pepper,parsley and celery seeds.
  12. Toss.
  13. In bowl,arrange in layers potato salad, franks,eggs(sliced lengthwise) and crumbled bacon.

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