Octoberfest German Potato Salad


This creamy German potato salad is wonderful served with Bratwurst and sauerkraut!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins


  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and sliced

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ cup cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl. Add onions.

  2. Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, sugar, parsley, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl. Gently stir in the potatoes and onion. Let stand for 1 hour before serving to enhance flavors.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

355 Calories
21g Fat
40g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 355
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 768mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 40mg 199%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 865mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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