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Authentic German Potato Salad

Authentic "Warm"German Potato Salad
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine German
Keyword German Potato Salad, Potato salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 129kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 3 cups diced potatoes
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


  • Place the potatoes into a pot and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook for about 10 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • Place the bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Fry until browned and crisp, turning as needed. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add onion to the bacon grease and cook over medium heat until browned. Add the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and pepper to the pan. Bring to a boil; then add the potatoes and parsley. Crumble in the bacon. Heat through, then transfer to a serving dish. Serve warm.


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 728mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg