Hot Potato Salad Recipes

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October 23, 2011
Hot Potato SaladThis is just delicious! I like to serve it with a good sausage like bratwurst or kielbasa.


  • 8 potatoes, chopped in bite size pieces
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  • 8 slices bacon, cooked until crisp, and crumbled
  • 6 Tbsp. bacon fat, reserved
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 8 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 2 - 4 tsp. sugar
  • salt and pepper


Combine everything but the potatoes in a saucepan. Mix and heat it to boiling, and turn heat off. When the potatoes are done, drain, but don't rinse. Pour the hot dressing over immediately and mix gently but thoroughly. Serve hot.

Servings: 6 - 8
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

By Free2B from North Royalton, OH

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April 29, 2013

I met my future mother-in-law in 1956. She made a hot potato salad that was delicious and kept really well. I have tweaked it to fit my taste.

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December 12, 2008

Boil the potatoes until they are just tender and drain. Cook the bacon and drain; reserve the drippings. Add the onions to the bacon drippings and cook until tender.


Stir in the vinegar, water, salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute.

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November 19, 2011

Love the bacon in this recipe!

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April 20, 2011

Mix all ingredients together.

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March 11, 2011

My mother made a hot or cold potato salad and I've lost the recipe for the dressing. You diced your potatoes and cooked until tender, drained and while still hot poured a dressing of crushed red pepper, parsley, red wine, oil and (?) over your potatoes. You could eat it warm or refrigerate and have cold at a picnic.

By Martha-Jane from Northfield, VT


March 14, 20110 found this helpful

The missing ingredient might be dill. And possibly some dijon mustard.

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March 14, 20110 found this helpful

My mother and grandmother made a German potato salad ( my step-grandfather was
German). It had oil, vinegar, and other things, but there was no recipe.


Just handed down. You may look up German potato salad on the interent to see if you can find one like your.

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January 20, 2017

Use your fireplace to keep warm and cook the ingredients for this yummy potato salad. This is a page about fireplace potato salad.

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June 2, 2016

There are many variations for making this popular version of potato salad. This page contains German potato salad recipes.

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