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Blue Holler Cafe’s Warm German Potato Salad


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Submitted by Blue Holler Cafe


  • 3 C small to medium red potatoes, peeled
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • ¼ C white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper


Boil whole potatoes for 15-20 minutes; be sure not to overcook. Drain; add cold water to cool, then drain again. Once cool, slice potatoes.

In large skillet, fry bacon on medium-high until crisp; remove and crumble when cooled.

Pan-fry onion on medium heat in bacon grease for 4-5 minutes, just until they begin to brown. With a slotted spoon, transfer onions to a plate. 

To the same skillet, add vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Turn off heat. Add potatoes, onions and 1/2 the bacon. Stir to mix. Transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle remaining bacon on top. Serve warm. 

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