German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad

3 from 1 vote
Made with new potatoes, onions, butter, vinegar, salt, and sugar. It's tangy and sweet, creamy and crunchy.
Servings: 6
Calories: 101


  • 12 oz new potatoes scraped and sliced
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon French dressing
  • bay leaves to garnish


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 pt water
  • 1 tablespoon made mustard
  • 1/4 pt tarragon vinegar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tbls butter
  • top of milk
  • pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives


  • First make the dressing. Mix together the sugar, flour, 1 tablespoon of the water and the mustard in a saucepan.
  • Stir in the rest of the water and the vinegar and bring to the boil. Simmer, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and beat in the egg and butter. Leave until cold, then dilute as necessary with top of milk.
  • Mix in the nutmeg and chives.
  • Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until they are tender.
  • Drain well and toss with the French dressing while still warm.
  • Cool, then coat with the dressing.
  • Serve garnished with bay leaves.
Calories: 101 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 32 mg
Sodium: 83 mg
Potassium: 258 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 3 g
Vitamin A: 135 IU
Vitamin C: 12 mg
Calcium: 16 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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