German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing Recipe

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A potato salad recipe that’s side-dish worthy! Enjoy bites of tender potatoes, tossed with crunchy bacon, then smothered in a spicy beer dressing.

German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing Recipe

How To Make German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

This potato salad recipe with bacon has a mixture of sweet and savory flavors.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 10 red potatoes, small
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 cup beer
  • ½ tsp Tabasco sauce
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

For Garnish:

  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped


  1. Slice and boil the potatoes until tender, drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium-sized pot. Fry bacon until crisp. Drain well, chop bacon and mix with onion, celery, and salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Stir butter and flour in a small saucepan to make a roux. Add mustard and sugar. Slowly stir in beer and Tabasco sauce. Bring to boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Add the potato and bacon mixture and toss gently.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


  • Sugar: 22g
  • :
  • Calcium: 139mg
  • Calories: 989kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 191g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 20g
  • Iron: 9mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 5018mg
  • Protein: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 356mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 800IU
  • Vitamin C: 102mg
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