I LOVE this recipe for German Potato Salad! It's a favorite of mine with a Reuben sandwich and a nice dill pickle!!!!!


  • 1 1/2 lbs. potatoes, halved
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 med. onion, chopped (1/2c)
  • 1 Tbs. flour
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. celery seed
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/4 c. vinegar
  • salted water


Heat enough salted water to cover potatoes to a boil. Add potatoes. Bring to boil again, reduce heat. Cover & cook til tneder (about 20 minutes). Drain & cool. Fry bacon, drain well. Cook & stir onion in bacon grease til tender. Stir in flour, sugar, salt, celery seed, pepper. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in water & vinegar. Heat to boil, stirring constantly. Boil & stir 1 minutes. Remove from heat. Crumble bacon into hot mixture, then slice in warm potatoes. Cook, stirring gently to coat slices, til hot & bubbly. Serve hot.


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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Friend
Submitted By: Sherri Brown
German Potato Salad