Recipe: Warm German Potato Salad

Warm German Potato Salad, Courtesy:
Warm German Potato Salad, Courtesy:

This basic German Potato Salad recipe uses white wine vinegar, mustard and bacon for an authentic preparation.


Salt and ground pepper
1 1/2 pounds small new potatoes, scrubbed
3 slices bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
4 Tbsp. white-wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. whole-grain Dijon mustard 


  1. In a 5-quart saucepan, bring 1 inch salted water to a boil; reduce to a simmer.
  2. Add potatoes.
  3. Cover; cook until tender when pierced with the tip of a paring knife, 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Drain; cool slightly, and halve.
  5. In a small skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Add onion.
  7. Cook, stirring often, until tender, 2 to 4 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat; add 3 tablespoons vinegar and mustard.
  9. Toss with warm potatoes.
  10. If desired, season with salt and pepper, and add up to 1 tablespoon more vinegar.
  11. Serve warm.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • Add some fresh, chopped parsley for a garnish just before

Yield: 4 servings

Source: Everyday Food, Fresh Flavor Fast, 2010



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