German Potato Salad Tips
What is the difference between American and German potato salad?
The differences between American and German potato salad lie in their ingredients and how they're served. Traditional American potato salads use mayo as a base, whereas German potato salads use vinegar and bacon drippings. Because American potato salads use mayo, they are usually served cold. German potato salads, like this one, are served warm.
What does German potato salad go with?
This German potato salad recipe goes with many grilled dishes
. Pair it with a fabulous grilled chicken
recipe or grilled pork
recipe. Or try it alongside one of our favorite Oktoberfest recipes
How long does German potato salad last in the refrigerator?
If you (somehow) have leftovers of this tasty German potato salad recipe, don't worry! German potato salad typically lasts for about 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. We recommend storing it in an airtight container to keep it as fresh as the first day.
Can you make this German potato salad recipe ahead of time?
If you can make this German potato salad recipe a day ahead of time, you'll find that its flavors will blend nicely and the salad will taste that much better. To reheat, place into a large skillet and stir gently over low heat until heated through. Add a little water if you’d like the salad to be looser.—Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor
and Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
3/4 cup: 349 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.