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Hot German Potato Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Hot German Potato Salad, by , is from The Massey Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lynn Tolliver


1 T. flour (rounded)
2 T. bacon drippings
1 C. sugar
1/4 C. vinegar
1/4 C. water
1/2 C. mayo
1 T. onion, chopped fine
2 T. sweet pickle relish
1 tsp. (or less) celery seed
1 to 2 T. pimientos, to taste
3 eggs, hard-boiled, sliced
10 slices bacon, crisp crumbled
5 to 10 potatoes, cubed
Salt and pepper to taste

Peel, boil (just until tender) and drain potatoes; keep hot while preparing sauce. Boil eggs also. Fry bacon until crisp in large skillet; drain off all but 2 tablespoons grease. Add flour; stir out lumps. On low to medium heat, add next four ingredients (sugar and liquids). Sauce with be thick. Add onion, relish, celery seed, pimientos, and crumble bacon bits. Fold in potatoes and egg slices. Keep at low hear, fold occasionally. Simmer around 5 minutes. Serve hot. Refrigerate leftovers-excellent cold.




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