There are quite a few versions of this potato salad.
Below are several, equally tasty, versions.
One of these Amish recipes for potato salad is served chilled and two others are best served warm.
The first recipe you will see below is one we are used to having when we visit Pennsylvania Dutch country.
The family who hosts us know we love it and always have it ready.
This wonderful potato salad has a distinctive sweet and sour dressing and attractive yellow color.Enjoy the Simple Pleasures of Authentic Amish Recipes: More Amish Recipes
Our Favorite Amish Potato Salad
Boil potatoes in a large pot filled with enough water to cover. Cook for about 20 minutes, or until fork-tender. Drain, and set aside to cool.
While potatoes are cooking, hand beat 2 eggs, sugar, cornstarch, and salt together in a saucepan. Stir in vinegar, milk, and mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. Refrigerate until cool, and then stir in the mayonnaise.
Cut cooked potatoes into a medium dice. Place in large bowl. Combine with onion, celery, carrots, celery seed and hard-cooked eggs. Gently fold in the dressing. Refrigerate before serving to let the flavors blend. Serve chilled.The Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook: Plainly Delicious Recipes from the Simple Life
Saute onion and bacon together. Add flour and cook all together for one a couple more minutes. Combine water, vinegar, parsley, sugar and celery seed; add to bacon mixture. Pour over sliced potatoes. Bake for 45 minutes in a 375 degree oven.
This Amish potato salad recipe is served warm
Boil the potatoes whole and unpeeled. Drain and briefly put back over heat to dry. Peel as soon as they are cool enough to handle. Slice and set aside where they can be kept warm. Heat bacon drippings; add onion and stir until lightly browned. Pour bacon dripping/onion mixture over the potatoes.
Combine the water, vinegar, sugar, salt, butter and pepper. Bring to a boil and (while hot) pour over the potatoes and toss together lightly. Place in a warmed serving dish. Garnish with parsley.
Amish Potato Salad Related Pages:
Fun With Potatoes - Mr. Potato Head
We know that everyone has a favorite potato recipe because, in most families, potatoes are served several times each week. What are your favorite potato recipes? Share them!
Amazon Associates Disclosure
- Judith Ramsey is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Thank you for supporting this site so I can continue to bring you Best Potato Recipes.
Potato Peelings Newsletter
Jul 19, 17 09:55 PM
This best ever scalloped potatoes recipe takes a few additional ingredients. The tasty results will get rave reviews from everyone who loves scalloped potatoes.
Jun 27, 17 04:19 PM
Making a potato clock is a fun science experiment or family project. Some also call this a potato battery. Have fun with it.
May 29, 17 11:39 AM
What better comfort food than a cheesy potatoes recipe? If you love cheesy potatoes you'll find a cheesy potato recipe to love at this site.