Warm German Potato Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Gourmet magazine, October 1994.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan combine potatoes with salted water to cover by 1 inch and simmer until just tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, in a large heavy skillet cook bacon over moderate heat, stirring, until browned and crisp and transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain.
  3. Drain potatoes and let stand until cool enough to handle.
  4. Cut potatoes into eighths and in a bowl combine with bacon.
  5. Keep mixture warm, covered.
  6. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons fat from skillet and saute onion over moderately high heat, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add sugar, 2 tablespoons vinegar, and broth and simmer 2 minutes.
  8. Add onion mixture to warm potatoes with parsley and remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, tossing gently, and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve potato salad warm or at room temperature, garnished with parsley.


Most Helpful

Easy and good. It seems there are many different styles of German potato salad, and this is a great way to make one of them. Thoroughly enjoyed with a pair of small brats. Made for Zaar World Tour.

Lavender Lynn May 31, 2010

Great German potato salad recipe. Very easy to make. I took this to our Memorial Day cookout and everyone loved it. Made for ZWT 4.

Crafty Lady 13 May 28, 2008

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