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Authentic German Potato Salad

In this video, you’ll see how to make a 5-star recipe for German potato salad. This is the real deal, a vinegar-based potato salad with crumbled bacon and a slightly sweet and tangy flavor. You don’t even have to be an authentic German to devour this authentic German potato salad! It’s a keeper recipe that’s gobbled up fast at potlucks, picnics, barbeques, and summer dinners with the family. Check out SCHOOLBEE123’s top-rated recipe for Authentic German Potato Salad.

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  • Doc

This is going to be pretty darn bland and lacking flavor without adding some salt to the potato cooking water. I always add some white vinegar to the water, usually a hand-full celery leaves as well. Cutting the bacon before you fry it makes it easier to chop up. Bacon is always better baked in the oven on parchment paper. Thanks.


In my family, we cook red potatoes in their jackets the night before. After cooling overnight, the unpeeled potatoes are sliced, then the dressing is made and the potatoes are added.

  • Greattaste

I just watched the Video German Potato Salad. I may tatst good , but sorry that is NOT german, I am german and we do not add sugar in Potato salad.