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German Potato Salad

Recipe Information
Savory and delicious potato salad. A tried and true keeper.

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:4 or more

  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 4 potatoes, cooked in their skins
  • 4 green onions
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) bacon drippings
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar
  • Fry the bacon until crisp and then crumble it; set aside.
  • Slice the green onions in 1/4 inch pieces; set aside.
  • In saucepan, place the bacon drippings, vinegar, salt, mustard, pepper, and sugar. Heat to the boiling point, remove from the heat immediately.
  • Skin the potatoes and slice into the top of a double boiler over hot water.
  • Add the bacon and green onions.
  • Pour on the dressing mixture to the potatoes, stir until all the ingredients are well coated.
  • Keep covered tightly until ready to serve.
This recipe can be refrigerated and is excellent reheated as well. Can be doubled or tripled.