Hot Bacon Potato Salad
8 whole red potatoes washed
1 small onion
1/4 lb. bacon
3 T. vinegar
2 T. flour
2 t. sugar
1 t. salt
1 cup water
Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender. Peel, cut into slices, not too small, and place in mixing bowl.
Dice and fry in frying pan 1/4 lb. bacon, till almost crisp. Do not let burn. Remove diced bacon and place into mixing bowl with other ingredients.
Peel and dice onion and place into reserved bacon fat. Sauté a few minutes. Remove sautéed diced onion with slotted spoon and place into mixing bowl.
Into at least 2 Tbs. bacon fat, cook 2 Tbs. flour until smooth and bubbly, add 3 Tbs. vinegar and 2 teaspoon sugar, 1 tsp. salt, and enough water to make a medium sauce. (About 1 cup or more). Bring to a boil and cook until sauce is thickened.
Pour over ingredients in mixing bowl, and toss and mix. Taste, if needed add more salt. (Vinegar and Bacon are salty, so add salt last)
Serve warm with hot baked ham, or sausage. Good with a hot bean dish or salad.
Salad serves 4