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German Potato Salad

  • 8 Servings
  • 30 mins Prep Time
  • 55 mins Total Time


  • 2 pounds red baby potatoes
  • 8 ounces thick sliced bacon, cut into 1/4" pieces
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chives, minced
  • Step 1

    Place potatoes in a large pot and add enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender (approximately 25 minutes). Once cooked, drain.
  • Step 2

    While potatoes are cooking, cut bacon into 1/8” slices and cook in a large sauté pan until crispy, do not drain the grease.
  • Step 3

    Add diced onions and cook until the onions are slightly browned, soft and translucent.
  • Step 4

    Add vinegar, brown sugar, whole grain mustard, salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes and set aside.
  • Step 5

    Cut cooked potatoes into 1/4” coins and place into a baking pan. Pour the sauce mixture with the bacon and onions over the potatoes, add the chopped chives and gently toss.

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