German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad

Served warm or cold, this amazing mayonnaise-free potato salad is a welcome side on any table.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 3 lbs medium red potatoes
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 3 tbs stone ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley


  • Boil potatoes over medium-high heat until tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat to desired crispiness. Remove to a paper towel lined plate and reserve bacon drippings.
  • Add about 1-2 tbs bacon drippings back to the skillet now over medium, along with the onion and celery. Sauté 3-5 minutes, to desired tenderness. When done, transfer to mixing bowl.
  • Slice potatoes into quarters. Add potatoes and bacon to mixing bowl.
  • In a smaller bowl, combine vinegar, honey, and mustard with 1 tbs bacon drippings. Whisk to emulsify.
  • Pour dressing over potatoes and toss to combine. Sprinkle on dill and parsley, and add salt and pepper to taste.