Deutscher Kartoffel Salat
List of Ingredients
Deutscher Kartoffel Salat---Heiss
5 # of potatoes (red are best but whites will do)
2 # of sliced bacon
2 large onions-chopped
8 ribs celery-cut in 1/2 inch pieces
5 hard boiled eggs-sliced
1 1/2 cups, dill pickles-chopped
3/4 cup oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
salt & pepper
dill -optional, to taste
parsley-optional, to taste
Wash potatoes well, boil them with the skin on, till just tender. Do not overcook !!! Boil eggs,
peel and slice. Slice bacon and fry till crisp, set aside bacon till later. Remove most of the
grease from pan. Leave about 3 tbsp, add the celery and cook slowly till half done. Then add
the onions to pan and finish frying till just tender, add the bacon to pan and warm through. Peel
the warm potatoes and slice into 1/4 inch slices, into a large bowl. Add the pickles, sliced eggs,
and pour the warm bacon mixture over it. Add the oil,( add the vinegar a little at a time, some
vinegar's are stronger than others, so do it to taste ). Salt & pepper
to taste. Add dill and parsley,- optional.
Mix gently, do not break up the potatoes!
This is an authentic German Recipe passed down for at least three generations. My friend Schatzie gave this recipe to me. Thanks Leona!!!!