Kartoffelsalat – German Potato Salad Swabian Style

Kartoffelsalat in a white bowl with a fork in one piece of the potato salad

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An easy to make traditional German Potato Salad. This Kartoffelsalat is a dijon and vinegar side dish that is perfect for a potluck, the holidays, or some nummy at-home comfort food.




  1. [OPTIONAL] Peel potatoes
  2. Simmer potatoes in salted water for 25 minutes or until tender enough to easily put fork through
  3. Add all wet ingredients and sugar  to large bowl and whisk
  4. Add diced onions
  5. Drain potatoes
  6. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes
  7. Cut into 1 inch sections
  8. Mix into wet ingredients
  9. Gently Toss potatoes so well mixed into liquid
  10. Place in fridge, covered, and allow to cool for at least one hour, but preferably over night
  11. When ready to serve, top with bacon and chives


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