The most delicious German potato salad with corn, bacon, and the best dressing ever

German Potato Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 -6 servings


  • 2 pounds golden potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 4 slices of good quality bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet corn cooked
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley chopped


  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees and lay the potatoes out on a baking sheet. No need to cut them.
  • Roast for 35-45 minutes or until tender.
  • Allow to cool and then chop into 1/2-1" pieces.
  • Set aside in a large bowl and toss with the salt and pepper.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the butter and olive oil.
  • As soon as the butter melts add the vinegar, garlic, mustard, and sugar.
  • Whisk and bring to a simmer.
  • As it begins to cook out a little liquid and thicken slightly, about a minute, add the potatoes and corn and toss to coat.
  • Remove to a dish, sprinkle with bacon and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
German Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 311
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 22.5mg8%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 4.2g18%
Sugar 10.7g12%
Protein 6.8g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.