German Potato Salad

Warm or piping hot, tangy vinegar dressing distinguishes German potato salad. Typically made with red or waxy potatoes, these classic recipes for German potato salad are no-fail favorites at any function.

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Hot Kielbasa and Potato Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Kielbasa, another name for Polish sausage, makes this German-style potato salad hearty enough to be a main dish.

German Potato Salad

Midwest Living

Bacon gives this warm, hearty German potato salad recipe a boost of flavor.

German Potato Salad

Swanson Broth & Stock

A favorite at barbecues, picnics and buffets, this classic potato salad features a cooked, sweet 'n' sour salad dressing tossed with tender potatoes.

Total: 45 mins

Hot German Potato and Pea Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

In German-style potato salad, the potatoes are tossed while still warm in a vinegar-based dressing.

Classic German Potato Salad

The Food Channel

This is a potato salad you'll be proud to serve family or friends. Everyone will want the recipe.

"Healthified" Hot German Potato Salad

Betty Crocker

66% less fat, 22% fewer calories, 57% less sodium than the original recipe. Cutting the bacon in half, along with a few other changes, slims down a classic.

Total: 45 mins

How to Make Potato Salad

Though it may seem like a contemporary dish, people have been perfecting the art of how to make potato salad for literally hundreds of years--early recipes date back to at least the 16th century. European settlers introduced potato salad to America, and different recipes reflect how the dish evolved and varied to reflect regional cuisines and preferences. For instance, German potato salad is served warm and includes bits of bacon, whereas cold potato salad--the more popular variety in the United States--follows English and French traditions.

How to Tailgate: The Best Salad Recipes

Some say it's a good tailgating salad that makes the party, rounding out all the other great dishes, like chili, brats, pie, and desserts. We kind of agree. A good, old-fashioned German Potato Salad or a Creamy version that is just a little lighter on the mayo sound to us like essential dishes for true-blue tailgating.

Our Best Potato Salad Recipes

From you favorite classic potato salads to delicious red skin potato salad and everything in between, we've got the potato salad recipes you'll love.

How to Make Potato Salad

For a dish you can feel great about feeding your family and friends at your next potluck make this low-sodium potato salad. The salt won't be missed with all the other delicious flavors in this recipe.

How to Make Creamy Potato Salad

There are all kinds of potato salad recipesones with vinegar, ones with mustard, ones where everything is rubbed with oil and grilledbut sometimes you just want the classic. Learn how to make creamy potato salad, and you'll be invited to every summer cookout and picnic on the block!

Classic Potato Salad vs. the World: Battle of the Summer Sides

The Battle of the Summer Side Dishes keeps heating up, and we've just entered the lasted phase, a kind of War of the World's, with traditional potato salad vs. great recipes from Germany, Italy, and, yes, America, too. Who will win the conflict depends entirely upon you.

1 Potato, 2 Potato, 3 Potato Salads

One of the best things about potato salad is that it's incredibly versatile. Here, three variations to try.

Boiled Potatoes: Leftover Logic

One potato, two potato, three potato, four... Unlike a lot of leftovers, the more boiled-potato leftovers you have, the better. Spuds seem to make themselves at home everywhere--from adding a touch of starch to a green salad to thickening up a soup to folding into a frittata.

Summer Sensations: Picnic-Perfect Potato Salads

To paraphrase a classic song, you may say po-tay-toe, and I may say pa-tah-toe, but when it comes to potato salad, the big question is -- mustard or mayo? This choice defines potato salad, and while we agree that each brings distinctly different flavors, we love them both equally. That's why we're giving you an array of potato salad recipes perfect for summer entertaining.

Picnic-Ready Party Menu

This year, don't fall back on your same-old picnic and potluck go-to's. We paired up with our friends at Kraft-Heinz to bring you zesty, original party fare that will keep guests satisfied and make hosting easy as pie. Apps & SaladsZesty New Potato SaladCreamy mayo, savory honey mustard, and crunchy green onions take this potato salad up a notch.

How to Make Roasted Potatoes

Knowing how to roast potatoes will be a skill you are thankful to have and is easily mastered. You can serve them hot out of the oven or use them in a roasted-potato salad dish; the options are endless!

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