German potato salad

German potato salad: (n)

– the total opposite of your mama’s potato salad.


The other day, when I didn’t know what to make for dinner (again! ) my hubby requested my “German baked pork chops” , and I got to chose the side.

I never made this type of potato salad before, but I thought it went well with the main dish, and I was too lazy to make spatzle.

Where I got this recipe from is not the “norm” of the Internet or online…

My Nintendo DS.


Anyway, those of you that have not ever had German potato salad- here’s what it’s like:

It’s served warm.

No mayonnaise.



and… I added crisp bacon. So… mine is bacon-y.

It’s also taste-y.

German potato salad
Recipe Type: side
Author: Nintendo DS personal trainer cooking
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 6 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil
  • salt, pepper, sugar (as needed)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  1. Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water, place over high heat and boil until tender. (20 minutes)
  2. Carefully peel the potatoes, and slice them in to 1/4″ half moon slices.
  3. Place the potatoes in a mixing bowl.
  4. Place the vinegar into a saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium high heat.
  5. add the mustard and cooking oil, mix well.
  6. add the salt , pepper, and sugar to taste.
  7. Bring to a boil and add the onion and bacon. Cook briefly (3-4 minutes)
  8. Pour over potato slices and mix, set aside for 20 minutes and top with parsley.
  9. Serve warm.


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