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4.94 from 16 votes

Old Fashioned German Potato Salad

Old Fashioned German Potato Salad is dressed with a dijon vinegar dressing and can be served either hot or cold.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: German
Keyword: German Potato Salad
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 528kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes diced
  • 1 pound bacon diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add in diced potatoes and boil until tender, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Meanwhile, add bacon to a cold large skillet. Heat over medium heat and cook bacon until crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove bacon from grease and set aside, leaving grease in pan.
  • Add red onion to grease and cook 5 minutes until onions are soft. Whisk in vinegar, olive oil, sugar, mustard, salt, and pepper until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Pour sauce over cooked potatoes. Toss with bacon and parsley. Serve hot, or chill to serve cold.

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Nutrition

Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 946mg | Potassium: 878mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5% | Vitamin C: 21.4% | Calcium: 2.7% | Iron: 9.4%