German Potato Salad

Ingo’s Dad’s German Potato Salad. This would often accompany Bratwurst.


2 cups


  • 4 lbs. small potatoes
  • salt to taste
  • 6 oz. bacon, chopped and fried
  • 1/2 c white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/2 c boiling water with 1 bouillon cube added
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried mustard or 1 tsp. good deli mustard


Boil potatoes with 1 tsp. salt until easily pierced with a fork. Drain, peel, and cut into 1/2 inch slices.

Combine vinegar, sugar, water, salt, black pepper and mustard and pour over the still warm potatoes. Add the chopped fried bacon and toss lightly.

This salad is good warm or cold.


Add two hard boiled eggs and two dill pickles, coarsely chopped.


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