We love German Potato Salad Recipe and the bacon makes it even better. If you prefer a mustard based potato salad, this is the recipe to try. The delicious combination of ingredients makes for the perfect potato salad.
German Potato Salad Recipe
This tasty potato salad is super easy to make and perfect served warm or cold. Everyone will love the pieces of bacon combined with the apple cider vinegar, mustard and more.
It really gives the entire dish such a tangy and delicious flavor that everyone will keep coming back for more.
You might also like this traditional potato salad recipe. Either way, skip the store bought stuff and make potato salad at home.
It is easy and frugal! Plus, oh so tasty. 🙂
How to make the best German potato salad:
German Potato Salad is best with red potatoes. It really enhances the flavor and goes well with the other ingredients.
Tips for German potato salad recipe:
This recipe like many calls for diced onions. Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop the onions.
If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you can get the veggies really fine if you have children that are picky.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.
This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Ingredients for the best German potato salad:
- red potatoes
- thick cut bacon
- small red onion
- apple cider vinegar
- granulated sugar
- Dijon mustard
- gound black pepper
- Curly Parsley for garnish, optional
How to make hot German potato salad:
Boil potatoes in a large pan with 1 tablespoon salt until fork tender.
Drain and run under cold water. Slice the potatoes and add to a large bowl.
In a heavy skillet, cook bacon about half way done.
Go ahead add the diced onions and continue cooking until bacon is crispy and onions are translucent.
Remove from pan and drain well. Add to bowl. Gently stir to combine.
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, mustard and salt and pepper.
Pour over potatoes and stir to combine.
Serve room temperature. Store leftovers in refrigerator.
German Potato Salad can be served warm or at room temperature.
We also love cold German potato salad.
This potato salad is delicious served both ways. Give it a try! Feel free to serve warm or cold as the perfect side dish to any meal.
What goes with German Potato Salad:
Potato salad goes with so many different things. We love it with these Crock Pot Hot Dogs and they are so easy and perfect for parties.
Give it a try and let us know how it turned out for you. I think it will be a hit!
German potato salad recipe is a frugal and delicious side dish!
You can easily feed a crowd with this simple but tasty potato salad recipe. Potatoes are inexpensive and often on sale.
By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget. Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished.
I love to make potato salad for BBQ’s, pot lucks and more. This recipe is so budget friendly and not hard at all.
It helps so much having recipes like this to make that are not hard and taste amazing. Whether you have a large family or need to feed a crowd, this is a great recipe to try.
No worries about breaking the bank because this recipe is super easy!
Print this German potato salad recipe below:
German Potato Salad
- 2 pounds red potatoes
- 6 slices thick cut bacon
- 1 small red onion finely diced
- 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt divided
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- Curly Parsley for garnish optional
- Boil potatoes in a large pan with 1 tablespoon salt until fork tender.
- Drain and run under cold water.
- Slice potatoes and add to large bowl.
- In a heavy skillet, cook bacon about half way done about 6-8 minutes/
- Add diced onions and continue cooking until bacon is crispy and onions are translucent.
- Remove from pan and drain well.
- Add to bowl.
- Gently stir to combine.
- In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.
- Pour over potatoes and stir to combine.
- Serve room temperature.
- Store leftovers in refrigerator.
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