Potato salad german/austrian style- it ROCKS

I love a good pickled flavour. One that has a tangy kick is just perfect for me. This one came from T. who had this many times in Vienna on business trips, that he loves it and please please please, make it.

So, sceptic about any potato salads (apart from one my dad makes- but thats a different story), I had a few potatoes in the fridge and decided to give it a go. Use small potatoes unpeeled or larger peeled. It sounds weird, but actually comes out great!  Loved it! Nailed it! Whatever!
You can serve this badass with fish, or some other stuff or just eat it without anything else. It's gorgeous! You'll know what I'm talking about once you make it.

Get going:
Type of dish: side, salad
Cost: cheap
Difficulty: easy
Serves: 2-4
Time: 30 min
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15-20 min

Will need to cook:
a large bowl ( preferably a steel/metal one), a spoon, medium saucepan with lid, frying pan, spatula, cutting board, knife, a measure cup, plates to serve

  • 8-10 small potatoes, unpeeled
  • 6 medium pickled pickles, diced
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 50 gr bacon sliced
  • 30 ml hot/warm broth ( I used the cubed veg stock)
  • 30ml white vinegar, but you can also use apple vinegar or white wine V too
  • S&P
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped

You do this: heat the pan with water, boil it, add the potatoes, boil them for 15 -20 min, depending on their size. Chop up the stuff, and fry up bacon till golden brown. In the bowl, add the onions, broth and vinegar, add a pinch of S&P, but not much. Stir well the mixture, and set aside. When the potatoes are done, drain them, pour cold water over them, peel ( there is a great japanese method I use sometimes ( and looks freakishly cool) here, and cut in slices straight in the bowl with the broth. mix it well, add the bacon, pickles, and parsley. Set aside so the potatoes soak up the mixture and the flavours start mixing together. I swear it's delicious!
Served when not hot anymore. That's about 5-10 min, perfect to clean up :)

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