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German Potato salad Recipe

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Country Magazine Dec./Jan. 2006
Added: Monday, December 22, 2008


3 lbs. med. red potatoes
5 bacon strips- diced
1 med. onion- chopped
1/4 c. all purpose flour
2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. celery seed
1/4 tsp. pepper
1-1/4 c. sugar
1 c. cider vinegar
3/4 c. water
3 Tbls. minced fresh parsley

Place the potatoes in Dutch oven or large saucepan; cover with water.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 min. or until tender.
Drain and rinse in cold water.
Refrigerate until cooled; cut potatoes into 1/4 in. slices.
In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels.
Drain, reserving 4 Tbls drippings.
In the drippings, saute the onion until tender.
Stir in the flour, salt, celery seed, and pepper until blended.
Gradually add the sugar, vinegar and water.
Bring to a boil over med./high heat; cook and stir for 2 min or until thickened.
Reduce heat to low.
Add the potatoes and bacon; stir gently.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Serve warm.

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