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German Potato Salad
Author: Jackie
  • 3 cups cooked diced and peeled Idaho┬« Potatoes
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 1 small onion , diced
  • 1/2 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or grape seed oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives
  1. In a large pot boil peeled potatoes until cooked.
  2. Remove from hot water and bring to room temperature.
  3. While potatoes are cooling, cook bacon.
  4. Once bacon is crisp, remove from pan and reserve about 2 tablespoons of bacon grease.
  5. Chop bacon into small pieces then set aside.
  6. In the hot bacon grease, cook diced onion and garlic until translucent, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  7. In a large bowl, combine mustard, water, vinegar, and sugar. Mix until sugar has dissolved.
  8. Once dissolved, add salt, black pepper, cooked onion and garlic, and herbs. Mix to combine.
  9. Chop coarsely dice potatoes.
  10. Add potatoes to dressing and sprinkle with bacon. Toss to coat.
  11. Make up to a day ahead of time for ultimate flavor.