Hot German Potato Salad
|Potatoes||1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (New / Boiling Type)|
|Water||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs) (Divided)|
|Bacon||1⁄2 Pound, cut widthwise into thin strips|
|Cider vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Worcestershire sauce||1 Tablespoon (French's)|
|Ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|French fried onions||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Divided)|
|Chopped green bell pepper||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped celery||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped pimientos||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Place potatoes, 1 cup water and salt in 3-quart microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on HIGH 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring once. Drain in colander; set aside.
Place bacon in same dish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp, stirring once. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; set aside. Pour off all but 1/4 cup bacon drippings. Stir in remaining 1/3 cup water, vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire, cornstarch and black pepper. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until dressing has thickened, stirring once.
Return potatoes to dish. Add 2/3 cup French Fried Onions, bell pepper, celery, pimientos and reserved bacon; toss well to coat evenly. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 2 minutes. Stir. Sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup onions. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute or until onions are golden. Serve warm.