Hot German Potato Salad I

Hot German Potato Salad I


"My Grandparents used to make this for us when we were children. The addition of escarole adds a great flavor to the bacon, potatoes and eggs."


1 h servings 575 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 575 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 37.8 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 175 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 709 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and chop.
  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
  3. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. Reserve bacon drippings.
  4. Place potatoes in skillet with reserved bacon dripping, fry until heated through. Add escarole, bacon, eggs and vinegar. Cook until escarole becomes wilted and serve warm.
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  1. 10 Ratings


This recipe is very tasty. A very good potato salad to try away from the normal version.

I like the idea of adding escarole (as in wilted green salads) but this recipe seems to have several ingredients missing- onion, sugar. It was very vinegary. I ended up making a more tradtiona...

Awesome!.. I didn't have a lb of bacon, although I probably would have cut that in half... I used what I had which was about 3 slices,next time I'll use more. I also didn't have escarole, so I ...

Fantastic! I added Kalamata olives, celery, and onion to the recipe - and it was a knock-out!

Yum....This is Authentic. Great combination of flavors.I think the escarole adds a good balance to the vinegar. Thanks for posting Karen!!

I like the idea of no sweetener and with all that bacon I know why no salt was used. But for health reasons, I had to replace the drippings (with all the saturated fats) with olive (or other he...