Eat like a German - German Recipe:
Kartoffelsalat (1)

Kartoffelsalat (1)
Kartoffelsalat
[ source: Recipesbycindy.com]

Serves: 6 people

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Kartoffelsalat is made from boiled potatoes and other ingredients. Basically, one can distinguish the type of preparation with oil and vinegar and mayonnaise. As an diet alternative to mayonnaise, a preparation with yogurt is common.

Kartoffelsalat is versatile because it can accompany various dishes. The potato salad is often served with sausages and chops, but also to fried fish.

[ source: wikipedia ]

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds small red-potatoes (about 2 inches in diameter), washed well
  • 10 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch strips (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 c)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Procedure:

In a large saucepan combine potatoes with salted water to cover by 1 inch and simmer until just tender, about 20 minutes.

While potatoes are cooking, in a large heavy skillet cook bacon over moderate heat, stirring, until browned and crisp and transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain.

Drain potatoes and let stand until cool enough to handle. Cut potatoes into eighths and in a bowl combine with bacon. Keep mixture warm, covered.

Pour off all but 3 tablespoons fat from skillet and sauté onion over moderately high heat, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add sugar, 2 tablespoons vinegar, and broth and simmer 2 minutes. Add onion mixture to warm potatoes with parsley and remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, tossing gently, and season with salt and pepper.

Serve potato salad warm or at room temperature, garnished with parsley.




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