This is a Classic German Potato Salad! Thick-sliced potatoes tossed with bacon, onions, herbs, and mustardy vinaigrette. Serve it hot, warm, or cool at your next backyard barbecue!
I like all kinds of potato salads, but German might be my favorite!
What is German Potato Salad?
For German potato salad, sliced potatoes are tossed with bacon, sautéed onions, fresh herbs, and a mustardy white wine dressing. It’s a nice change-up from the classic mayonnaise-based version, and you can serve it warm or chilled.
How to Make the Best Potato Salad
I follow a couple rules to ensure an excellent potato salad.
- First, I make sure to use waxy potatoes, the smaller the better. The baby red potatoes I used in the photos are about six to a…