German Potato Salad with Eggs

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.´╝îMakes: 10 servings

This recipe has been in my family for over 100 years! At family get-togethers, it never fails to please.

Table of Contents


  • 12 to 14 red potatoes (about 4 pounds), cooked and peeled
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Slice potatoes into a large bowl. Add eggs; set aside. In a small skillet, cook bacon and onion until bacon is crisp. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. Add bacon and onion to potato mixture. Add remaining ingredients to the drippings; cook and stir until slightly thickened. Pour over potato mixture and toss to coat. Serve warm.
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