Potato Salad - German Kartoffel


My favorite potato salad!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
6 servings


  • 5 potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons pickled gherkins, chopped

  • ¼ cup creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, cut into wedges, divided

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, or as desired


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water to cool. Remove and discard potato skins. Slice potatoes.

  2. Whisk vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl; add potatoes, onion, and chopped gherkin. Stir salad dressing into the mixture. Fold 3/4 the egg wedges into the mixture. Garnish with the remaining egg wedges and parsley. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

241 Calories
6g Fat
39g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 241
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 145mg 48%
Sodium 527mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 710mg 15%

* 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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