On Line Cookbook

Classic German Potato Salad

Recipe Information
Nick Sundburg


  • 4 medium red potatoes, cooked and sliced
  • 6 strips bacon
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) celery, diced
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) white vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Cook potatoes until just beginning to soften.
  • Drain and allow to cool slightly.
  • Slice into 1/4-inch pieces; set aside.
  • Dice the bacon.
  • Add to a large skillet and cook until brown.
  • Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and reserve.
  • Add the onion and celery and cook until just soft.
  • Whisk in the sugar and the vinegar.
  • Return the bacon, toss in the cooked potatoes, and season.
  • Serve warm.
Serve this salad warm as a side dish with sausages.