CommonGround volunteer Crystal Klug shares her recipe for Warm German Potato Salad with Pure Nebraska viewers.

Warm German Potato Salad

Rita Jazwick


  • 5 med. potatoes cooked and sliced
  • 5 slices bacon cooked crisp, chopped, drippings saved
  • 1 med. onion chopped
  • 3 stalks celery 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 1/2 T flour
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1/2 c sugar I used 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c vinegar I used 1/4 c
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Fry bacon.
  • Cook onion and celery in bacon drippings until tender.
  • Remove with slotted spoon. Stir flour into drippings.
  • Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Whisk in water slowly so no lumps form; slowly whisk in vinegar.
  • When it comes back to boiling, add sugar.
  • Remove from heat, add potatoes, bacon, onion, and celery. Adjust seasoning.
  • Notes: Always salt the potatoes while cooking. Also, salt and pepper the onions and celery while cooking. This holds in a crock pot well.
  • To double recipe, use 5 pounds of potatoes.
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