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Bavarian Potato Salad

with Turkey Sausages
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Bavarian Potato Salad

Bavarian Potato Salad - Fantastic recipe: The German version of this classic Christmas Eve side dish is very easy to make

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1 hr
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Nutritional values

It is not the mayonnaise that provides the hearty taste here. Instead, a mixture of plenty of hot broth and little oil is added to the potatoes. This does the line just as much good as the spicy but lean poultry sausages! Fresh lamb's lettuce gives the potato salad additional vitamins and minerals. The content of folate (folic acid) is particularly worth mentioning here!

With the right potato variety, the classic is guaranteed to succeed: For the perfect potato salad you should use waxy tubers. They can be cut especially well after cooking without falling apart. For the dressing, tasteless oil is best suited. Rapeseed oil is preferable to sunflower oil. The ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids should not exceed 5:1, as an imbalance between these fatty acids in the diet can cause an increase in inflammatory substances in the body. A ratio of about 2:1 is therefore ideal for rapeseed oil.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie418 kcal(20 %)
Protein31 g(32 %)
Fat17 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates32 g(21 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.7 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin14.9 mg(124 %)
Vitamin B₆0.9 mg(64 %)
Folate54 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid1.3 mg(22 %)
Biotin6.4 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.6 μg(20 %)
Vitamin C68 mg(72 %)
Potassium1,218 mg(30 %)
Calcium76 mg(8 %)
Magnesium86 mg(29 %)
Iron3.8 mg(25 %)
Iodine17 μg(9 %)
Zinc3.1 mg(39 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.7 g
Uric acid183 mg
Cholesterol56 mg
Development of this recipe:


2 ⅕ lbs waxy potatoes
1 onion
1 Pickled cucumber
1 ¼ cups Broth
4 Tbsps White vinegar
2 tsps medium hot Mustard
4 Tbsps Canola oil
8 Turkey sausages
1 bunch Chives
3 ozs lamb's lettuce
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Kitchen utensils

1 large Pot (with lid), 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Fork, 1 large Bowl, 1 Small pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Salad server, 1 wide Pot, 1 Salad spinner

Preparation steps

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 1

Rinse potatoes and cook in boiling water until tender, but not too soft, 20-30 minutes depending on size.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 2

Meanwhile, peel and chop onion into small dice. Chop the pickled cucumbers into small cubes.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 3

Drain potatoes under cold running water. Allow to cool for about 5 minutes, then peel and cut crosswise into thin slices.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 4

Bring broth and onions to a boil in a small pot. Remove from heat and whisk in 3 tablespoons of vinegar, the mustard, salt, pepper and oil.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 5

While still hot, pour vinegar mixture over the potatoes. Add pickles and mix everything carefully. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 6

Just before serving, heat water in a large pot, but do not boil. Add sausages and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes.

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 7

Meanwhile, rinse chives, shake dry and chop into rolls. Rinse lamb's lettuce, spin dry and tear into smaller pieces. 

Bavarian Potato Salad preparation step 8

Fold the lamb's lettuce and chives into the potato salad. Season with salt, pepper and additional vinegar to taste. Remove sausages from pot and serve with the potato salad.