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German Potato Salad

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

The classic vinegar and oil dressing in this potato salad adds a pleasant tang. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
lb small red potatoes, quartered
8
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
cup cider vinegar
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons sugar
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1/4
teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2
cup sliced green onions

Steps

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  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, place potatoes. Add water to cover potatoes. Salt water generously. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook potatoes about 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  • 3
    Add vinegar, oil, sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper to bacon drippings. Cook over low heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.
  • 4
    In large bowl, mix potatoes, bacon, green onions and remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Pour oil mixture over potatoes; toss to coat. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.

Expert Tips

  • Be sure to use new potatoes instead of baking potatoes. New potatoes contain more starch than baking potatoes and hold their shape better when cooked and tossed with other ingredients.
  • Serve this potato salad at any picnic with grilled bratwurst.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
700mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
6g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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