De Ma Cuisine



May 2012



German Style Potato Salad – Adapted by Rachel O

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German Style Potato Salad – Adapted by Rachel O
Recipe Type: Salad, Side
Serves: 2-4
Potatoes, bacon, onions, and garlic all pair well with oregano, which inspired the changes to this dish.
  • 4-6 potatoes
  • 3 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 T flour
  • 1/3 C red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 t honey
  • 2 T fresh oregano leaves, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • pinch cayenne
  • 1/2 t paprika
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T plus 2 t salt
  • 1 lg. spring onion
  • 3/4 C stock (chicken or veggie)
  • 1 T plus 1 t Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 t black pepper
  • 1 1/2 C summer squash, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  1. Place potatoes in large pan and cover with cold water and 2 T salt. Bring to a boil. Cook until tender.
  2. Cook bacon over med heat. Remove from pan and set aside (try not to eat it all while you cook the rest of the dish!). Drain all but 2 T bacon grease.
  3. Add onion, bell pepper, summer squash and cook 3 minutes. Add garlic, cook 1 minute. Move veggies to one side of pan, let oil come to the other. Whisk in flour (add more bacon grease if needed).
  4. Whisk in stock, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt, pepper, cayenne, and paprika. Bring to a boil, whisking occasionally. Remove from heat.
  5. Mix oregano leaves with 2 T olive oil.
  6. Cut cooked and cooled potatoes into cubes or slices.
  7. Combine vinegar mixture with potatoes and toss to coat.
  8. Pour oregano oil over potatoes and toss.
  9. Serve topped with bacon and tomato.

To make this recipe Gluten Free: Omit flour and add 1 T corn starch whisked with 1/4 C cold water. Mix cornstarch mixture in at the same point in the recipe.
Would be wonderful with something cooked on the BBQ!


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