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Easy Slow Cooker Hot German Potato Salad Recipe

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Easy Slow Cooker Hot German Potato Salad Recipe

Potato salad is one of America's most beloved side dishes. It shows up at virtually every picnic and barbecue, and even makes an appearance at times during the fall and winter seasons. This recipe for potato salad is made with the aid of a slow cooker.

There are only three steps to this recipe, making it one of the easiest recipes you'll ever make. All you need to do is mix the ingredients together, save for the bacon, pour them into the cooker, and cook. This potato salad needs to spend eight to ten hours in the slow cooker, so it's great as an overnight recipe.

After the potato salad is done cooking, you'll add the bacon and your dish will be ready! If you're tasked with bringing a good side dish to a picnic or other event, this is what you should make. Don't overwhelm yourself by making something unnecessarily complicated!

Whoever tries this potato salad is sure to love it. They won't believe you when you tell them how easy it is to make! Using a slow cooker removes a lot of the hassle that can come with potato salad preparation. It allows you to spend more time doing other activities while the cooking happens. Let's get into this great recipe.

Hot German Potato Salad


5 medium potatoes (about 1¾ pounds), cut into ¼-inch thick slices
1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
cup water
cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon celery seed
¼ teaspoon pepper
4 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled


1. Mix potatoes and onion in 3½– to 6-quart slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients, except bacon; pour into cooker.

2. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or until potatoes are tender.

3. Stir in bacon.

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