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German-style potato salad

Recipe Information

Servings 11 (Serving size: 1/2 cup)
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 1 Hour, 20 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Potato
Category Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Subtype Salad
Cuisine German
Cook Method Boiling
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Gluten Free; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy


  • 2 pounds (about 5 cups) red potatoes, cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices

  • 8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar 

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 

  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped



  • Add the potatoes to a large pot and cover. Steam until tender (about 10 minutes).

  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook the bacon until crisp. Set aside 2 teaspoons of bacon drippings.

  • In a large bowl, whisk the bacon drippings, vinegar, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Add the potatoes, onion, and bell pepper to large bowl and gently toss until well coated. Cover the bowl, and allow the potato mixture to marinade for one hour.

  • Just before serving, add bacon and parsley. Mix gently and serve.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 108 cal

  • Total fat: 4g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: <1g

  • Cholesterol: 5mg

  • Sodium: 253mg

  • Carbohydrate: 16g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 4g