Slow-Cooker German Potato Salad

Slow-Cooker German Potato Salad

Warm German Potato Salad in its trademark bacon vinaigrette. This recipe calls for a little help from your slow cooker.

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lb bacon, chopped
1 1/4
cups chopped onions (about 3 medium)
1 1/4
cups chopped celery (about 5 medium stalks)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
teaspoon celery seed
teaspoon pepper
lb small red potatoes (2 to 3 inch in diameter), cut into 1/4-inch slices
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
cup sugar
tablespoons cornstarch
cup cider vinegar
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cook bacon in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown and crisp; remove from skillet with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Cook onions and celery in bacon drippings 5 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with salt, celery seed and pepper. Cover and refrigerate bacon.
  2. Layer half each of the potatoes and onion mixture in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Repeat layers. Pour broth over top.
  3. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  4. Remove potatoes from cooker, using slotted spoon. Mix sugar, cornstarch and vinegar in small bowl; stir into liquid in cooker. Stir in bacon. Gently fold in potatoes. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 20 to 30 minutes or until potatoes have thickened. Sprinkle with parsley. Potato salad will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.
Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Sweet-and-sour is a popular flavor blend in German cooking. It's what makes German potato salad “German.”
Add a bit of zip—let smoked peppered bacon stand in for the regular version.
Serve With
This potato salad is a fantastic accompaniment to Bavarian-Style Beef Roast and Sauerkraut.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.