• 12 slices bacon
  • 2 sliced hard cooked eggs
  • 6 cups hot diced cooked potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • chopped parsley for garnish


Dice 6 slices of the bacon. Fry diced bacon along with the 6 whole slices in a heavy skillet. Remove whole slices to drain on paper towels; set aside.

Combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, vinegar, and water; slowly add to diced bacon and bacon grease in the skillet, cooking and stirring constantly over medium heat until thickened. Pour over hot potatoes and eggs; add green onions and toss lightly to mix. Garnish with bacon slices and a little chopped parsley; serve hot.
German potato salad serves 6.