This side dish will give you a break from the mayo-based “salads” this summer. Easy ingredients and a simple dressing – you’ll make it again and again!
Summer side dishes are great because you can usually just throw them together, toss them in the refrigerator, and bring them out ready to serve. I would be lying though if I said I didn’t get tired of all of the variations of potato salad that are bogged down with mayo. Don’t get me wrong, I will put a heaping scoop of macaroni salad on my plate at every BBQ I go to, but at home I like to mix it up! Hence, German Potato Salad. Best served warm. Good quality gold potatoes soaked in a sweet vinegar dressing and topped with bacon. Perfect alongside a grilled pork chop or brat or burger or whatever meat you have left in your freezer at this point in the pandemic. Now German potato salad is not a new thing, but there are so many different variations. I love mine because the extra mustard gives it a nice zing!
My Father-in-Law despises potato salad, but I haven’t made this one for him before. Maybe I’ll try to sneak it on the table at our next meal together! As always with my blog, this recipe has been tested on my hubby, 2 year old, and 1 year old, and they all left me a glowing review of a clean plate. On a side note: I thought there wasn’t a food my toddler disliked but apparently he doesn’t care for hummus. He will eat sauerkraut straight off a fork, but he won’t dip a cucumber in hummus. He is for sure my husband’s son some days.
Give this potato salad a go your next time grilling out and let me know what you think!