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German Potato Salad

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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
This is a nice, simple German-American style potato salad that tastes just like you expect it to.


  • 5 strips bacon
  • 3/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups sliced cooked peeled potatoes


  • STEP 1
    In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove and set aside.
  • STEP 2
    Drain all but 2 tablespoons of drippings; cook onion until tender.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in flour, blend well.
  • STEP 4
    Add vinegar and water; cook and stir until bubbly and slightly thick.
  • STEP 5
    Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.
  • STEP 6
    Crumble bacon; gently stir in bacon and potatoes until it starts to sizzle
  • STEP 7
    Serve warm.

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