Potato salad recipe

German cuisine has a couple of dishes that are known internationally, one of which is the potato salad or Kartoffelsalat .

As you well know, potatoes are a food that is in any of the European cuisines, just travel a bit around the continent to see that the base or accompaniment of many dishes carry this tuber.

The good thing about This food is part of a balanced nutrition, they do not have gluten or sodium. The best part is that they hold a lot of time in the pantry!

This delicious potato salad recipe , very traditional in Germany, is prepared with few ingredients and it is recommended to eat room temperature, although you can very well take it out of the fridge and consume it immediately.

potato salad recipe

Potato salad recipe

There are many ways to prepare this dish. What I recommend, and it is more delicious, is to make it with mayonnaise and a touch of sweet mustard. It is also a good idea to use a small portion of vegetable broth that, in addition to flavoring, helps the texture of the salad is not too thick.

potato salad recipe
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Cold potato salad recipe

Salad of potatoes cooked in the German style.When they are ready let them cool and remove the skin.
  • When you have all peeled cut them in small squares or 1 cm thick slices and pour the vegetable broth over.
  • Chop the onion and pour over the potatoes. Then add the vinegar, mustard, salt and oil and stir everything with a wooden spoon. When you have mixed well, chop the chives very small and add the amount you want.
  • Finally put the mayonnaise on your potatoes and mix again.
  • Leave Rest 20 minutes. You can put it in the fridge to make it colder.
  • Notes

    If you see that the salad is too thick or dry you can always add a little more mayonnaise.

    Congratulations you just made a kartoffelsalat ! And you also just learned to say "potato salad" in German! 😉

    This delicious potato salad is the ideal accompaniment to various dishes, for example:

    • Frankfurter sausages
    • Barbequed sirloin
    • Grilled salmon
    • Fried eggs
    • Baked broccoli
    • And basically any pork cut

    Now you just have to invite your friends and family to try your amazing German potato salad!

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