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German-style potato salad

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Make an impressive side without the hassle, thanks to this German-style potato salad. Loaded with crispy bacon and creamy mayo, it’s bound to be a hit on any table.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
German-style potato salad in a bowl topped with sliced boiled eggs


  • 1kg Red Royale potatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 4 bacon rashers, chopped
  • 4 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 dill cucumbers, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbs capers
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped dill
  • 2 tbs finely chopped chives

Creamy horseradish mayo

  • ½ cup (150g) whole-egg mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup (60g) sour cream
  • 2 anchovy fillets, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp horseradish cream
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbs white wine vinegar

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the potato in a large saucepan of boiling water for 15 mins or until tender. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
  3. Step 3

    Cook the eggs in a saucepan of boiling water for 7 mins for soft-boiled or until cooked to your liking. Refresh under cold water.
  4. Step 4

    Place potato, bacon, celery, spring onion, dill cucumber, capers, chopped dill and chives in a bowl. Stir to combine.
  5. Step 5

    To make the creamy horseradish mayo, place the mayonnaise, sour cream, anchovy, garlic, horseradish, mustard and vinegar in a small bowl and whisk until combined. Season.
  6. Step 6

    Drizzle the creamy horseradish mayo over the potato mixture in the bowl and toss to combine.
  7. Step 7

    Peel the eggs and thickly slice. Arrange the potato mixture and egg on a serving platter.