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Hot German Potato Salad

Hot German Potato Salad

Hot german potato salad with a delicious vinegar sauce and loaded with crispy bacon. We love it both served hot and cold.

Author Kami - NoBiggie.net


  • 6 red potatoes sliced and boiled
  • 6 pieces bacon cooked
  • 3/4 Cup onion chopped and sauteed in bacon fat
  • 2 Tbs. flour
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt +a dash of pepper
  • 3/4 Cup water
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar


  1. Boil the sliced potatoes. 
  2. Cook the bacon. Drain off most all of the bacon fat. 

  3. Saute the onions in the pan you cooked the bacon. 

  4. Add the flour, sugar, celery seed, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in the water and vinegar. Cook it until it boils. 

  5. Pour this over the potatoes. Add the bacon crumbles at the end. (Don't overcook the potatoes.)

  6. You can make this in the morning and heat it later before serving. 

Recipe Notes

You can use any potatoes you'd like: russets, red or yellow.