Authentic German Potato Salad

Yields

Serves : 8
Recipe: tasteofhome.com

 

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds medium red potatoes
  • 5 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Steps

  • Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 4 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, sauté 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 medium-high heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Cut potatoes into 1/4-in. slices. Add potatoes and bacon to the skillet; cook and stir gently over low heat until heated through.
  • Sprinkle with parsley. Serve warm.