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A bowl of warm German potato salad with a blue striped napkin.

Warm German Potato Salad

Teri & Jenny
This Warm German Potato Salad will become your favorite spring and summer side dish. The tangy mustard vinaigrette is tossed with creamy fingerling potatoes for the perfectly balanced and delicious potato salad.
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Course lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine german
Servings 8
Calories 196 kcal


  • 2 pounds fingerling potatoes, sliced in half lengthwise


  • 1/4 cup whole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons minced thyme, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced sage
  • 1/2 minced shallot
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste



  • Place potatoes into a large pot and fill with water. Add a handful of salt to the pot and bring to a boil. Boil potatoes for 14 to 18 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and transfer to a large mixing bowl.


  • Place all ingredients, except 1/2 tablespoon thyme, into a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Whisk together. 


  • Pour vinaigrette over warm potatoes and gently fold together until evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper and gently toss together.
  • Sprinkle reserved thyme over potato salad and serve.


Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 3gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 97mgPotassium: 526mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 184IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
Keyword german potato salad, potato salad
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