German Potato Salad Recipes

Find five-star recipes for German Kartoffelsalat: hot, tangy, and just the way you remember it.

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Authentic German Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 1555
Crispy bacon adds flavor to warm potatoes in a sweet, tangy dressing.

Traditional German Warm Potato Salad

Rating: 5 stars 4
Is there anything better than freshly made potato salad? With sausages or pork, it's a dream! This recipe is from Bavaria, Germany, and my family makes this potato salad every year for Christmas eve.

Real German Potato Salad (No Mayo)

Rating: 4 stars 17
A much more traditional German potato salad which, of course, has no mayo. It has tangy, fresh flavors and can be served cold or at room temperature.

Schwabischer Kartoffelsalat (German Potato Salad - Swabian-Style)

Rating: 4 stars 16
Living in southern Germany, this is one recipe that I had to get before we got back to the States. This style of potato salad is served at every restaurant and is in all the grocery stores. I got this recipe from one of my German friends, so this is an authentic German potato salad and tastes excellent!

My Tangy German Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
I really like this creamier version of the German potato salad and I like it warm or cold. Keeps well and is better the next day. This is an altered version of the traditional German potato salad.

Hot German Potato Salad III

Rating: 4.5 stars 969
A variation on potato salad - delicious!

Octoberfest German Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 266
This potato salad is wonderful served with Bratwurst and Kraut!

Hot German Potato Salad II

Rating: 3.5 stars 14
This potato, bacon and onion salad actually tastes better the second day when it's reheated.
By Mary

Hot German Potato Salad I

Rating: 4 stars 13
My Grandparents used to make this for us when we were children. The addition of escarole adds a great flavor to the bacon, potatoes and eggs.

German Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 413
This is a really good hot potato salad that my mother used to make for us. You can vary the amount of vinegar and sugar to change the taste around.

Hot and Tangy German Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Delicious, tangy German potato salad is a great side dish for bratwurst.

Inspiration and Ideas

Slow Cooker German Potato Salad
Rating: Unrated 59
"Spectacular addition to our potluck. Everyone raved about it." – Nancy
Authentic German Potato Salad
Rating: Unrated 1555
"I lived in Austria and Germany, and have eaten kilo after kilo of this culinary delight. The dressing was absolutely perfect. Es war halt fantastisch!" – waynescottfeller
Hot German Potato Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 976

A delicious potato salad with bacon that can be served hot, warm, or cold.