German Hot Potato Salad with Ham

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Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 cups medium-size potatoes, pared and sliced
  • 1/3 cup bacon drippings
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 2 cups cut-up leftover cooked ham (1/2-inch cubes)


  1. In medium saucepan, cook potato slices in 1 inch of boiling salted water, covered, just until tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat bacon drippings, vinegar, onion, salt and paprika.
  3. In large bowl, combine hot potato slices, bacon, ham and dressing; toss lightly, being careful not to break up the potatoes.
  4. Serve at once.