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Creamy German Potato Salad

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  All purpose potatoes 2 Pound
  Bacon strip 6 , diced
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika To Taste
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped

Clean the potatoes thoroughly and prick each potato several times with cooking fork - this will allow the steam to escape when cooking.
Arrange potatoes in a circle, 1" apart, on paper towel in microwave oven; cook at high setting for 6 minutes.
Turn potatoes over and rearrange in the circle. cook again for 6 minutes or until tender.
Let the potatoes stand on wooden board or heatproof surface for 10 minutes.
Peel and slice potatoes; set aside.

Place bacon in 2-qt. glass casserole.
Cover and microwave at high setting 5 minutes, or until crisp, stirring after 3 minutes.
Remove bacon and drain on paper towels.
Pour off all but 2 tbsp bacon drippings.
Add onion to bacon drippings.
Cover and microwave at high setting 2 minutes, or until tender.
Blend in flour, sugar and salt.
Gradually stir in vinegar and water.
Microwave at high setting 3 minutes, or until mixture thickens, stirring after every minute.
Blend in mayonnaise, celery seed and bacon.
Gently fold in potatoes.
Cover and microwave at high setting 4 minutes, or until hot, stirring after 2 minutes.
Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1998 Calories from Fat 955

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163.4%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g76.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.3 mg32.1%

Sodium 4274.4 mg178.1%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.2%

Sugars 41.2 g

Protein 30 g60.9%

Vitamin A 36.2% Vitamin C 342.9%

Calcium 20.9% Iron 62.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy German Potato Salad Recipe