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German Potato Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Moreland
Added: Monday, July 23, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. red potatoes, cut into inch cubes
8 oz. bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium onion, chopped fine
tsp. sugar
c. white vinegar
1 T. Dijon mustard or whole grain German mustard
tsp. ground black pepper
c. chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Place the potatoes, 1 tablespoon salt, and water to cover in a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer till the potatoes are tender (about 10 minutes). Drain the potatoes reserving cup potato water.

While potatoes boil, fry the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp (about 5 minutes). Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Pour off all but cup of the bacon grease. Add onion to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally (about four minutes). Add sugar, stir until dissolved. Add vinegar and potato water and bring to a simmer and cook until mixture is reduced to 1 cup (about three minutes)

Take mixture off the heat. Whisk in mustard and pepper. Add potatoes, parsley and bacon. Toss to combine. Salt to taste. Serve Warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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