South Tyrolean Potato Salad

5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 884 kcal


For the marinade

  • 125 g Bacon cubes
  • 150 g Boiled ham
  • 200 g Gherkins
  • 250 l Meat broth (cubes)
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper


  • 200 g Lettuce hearts


  • Cook the potatoes in a saucepan covered with salted water for 25 minutes.
  • In the meantime, fry the bacon cubes until light brown. Remove the fat from the ham and dice. Also dice the pickles. Mix the cucumber and ham with the rendered fat and cracklings in a large bowl.
  • Drain the potatoes and rinse with cold water and immediately peel and cut into thin slices (slices should not fall apart) and place in the bowl. Pour the hot meat stock over them. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes.

The marinade

  • In the meantime, mix the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper together for the marinade and pour over the salad.
  • Wash the lettuce hearts (here you can choose the hearts if you like), drain and cut into fine strips. Carefully fold into the salad and serve immediately. As a side dish, fried or boiled sausage, freshly baked meat loaf, meatballs or cutlets.


Serving: 100gCalories: 884kcalFat: 100g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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