Authentic German Potato Salad
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 4 medium Idaho potatoes
  • 2 bacon strips (can use vegan bacon, if desired)
  • 1 diced Spanish onion
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  1. Boil the potatoes with the skins on.
  2. While those are cooking, fry the bacon in a large skillet until crisp and remove to paper towels to drain.
  3. Peel the cooked potatoes (see post above for more detailed instructions), and thinly slice.
  4. In the bacon drippings, brown the onion and celery.
  5. Stir in sugar, cornstarch and salt, followed by the water and vinegar. Cook, while stirring, as it thickens.
  6. As the sauce thickens, stir in the sliced potatoes, and add more water, if needed.
  7. Transfer to a dish and serve while still hot.
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