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German Potato Salad

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Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 10 minutes

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Serves 6

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

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  • 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


  1. In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove and set aside.

  2. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of drippings; cook onion until tender.

  3. Stir in flour, blend well.

  4. Add vinegar and water; cook and stir until bubbly and slightly thick.

  5. Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.

  6. Crumble bacon; gently stir in bacon and potatoes until it starts to sizzle

  7. Serve warm.

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28th May, 2014
Pretty good. I will do it again but with slightly less sugar. Very much appreciated by all at a barbeque we had this evening
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