GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Oktoberfest is still in full swing at the Black Forest Inn through this weekend. Owner, Erica Christ, shows KARE 11's Alicia Lewis and Sven Sundgaard how to prepare a simple yet tasty German Potato Salad.

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Potato Salad (4 servings)


  • 4 oz (1/2 cup) diced bacon
  • 1 lb cooked red potatoes
  • 2 oz (1/2 cup) diced fresh onion
  • 3 tbs cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • heavy pinch black pepper
  • 3 tbsp chicken stock or water


  1. Saute the bacon until thoroughly cooked but not too dark
  2. Peel and slice the potatoes 1/4 inch thick. Place in Bowl
  3. Add bacon (with the fat), onions, vinegar, salt & pepper and enough of the stock (or water) for moist but not sloppy potato salad. Taste and adjust the seasoning and liquid as needed.
  4. Enjoy warm or cold!