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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)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound, cut widthwise into thin strips
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 4 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon (French's)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 279 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.7%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15 mg5%

Sodium 598.4 mg24.9%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 8 g16.5%

Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C 121%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hot German Potato Salad Recipe