German-Style Potato Salad

German-Style Potato Salad Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Made with a vinaigrette, green onions, and bacon, German-Style Potato Salad is a super-quick side dish that can be made in 20 minutes.


Serves 6 (serving size: 1/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 82
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Sodium 132 mg


3/4 pound fingerling potatoes
2 slices center-cut bacon
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons Dijon
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup sliced green onions


1. Place a saucepan filled two-thirds with water over high heat. Cut potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Add potatoes to pan; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Drain.

2. Cook bacon over medium-high until crisp; crumble. Add olive oil to drippings in pan. ­Return pan to medium-high. Add brown sugar, minced garlic, and Dijon; cook 1 minute. Add vinegar; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in pepper and salt. Combine sugar mixture, potatoes, and green onions. Top with bacon.

Laura Zapalowski,

Cooking Light

March 2012
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