German potato salad with beer dressing

6 servings
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Deliciously rich, the perfect side for your next braai.

By Food24 November 03 2009
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Ingredients (12)

6 potatoes — medium
4 bacon — rashers
1 onion — chopped
1 celery stalks — chopped
30 ml butter
30 ml flour — cake
5 ml mustard powder
15 ml white sugar
250 ml beer — light
Tabasco sauce — a few drops
30 ml fresh parsley — chopped
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Boil the potatoes until tender.
Cool slightly, remove the skins and cut into slices.
Fry the bacon until crisp, crumble and mix with the onion and celery. Set aside.
In a small saucepan, stir the melted butter and flour until well blended. Simmer for a few minutes.
Add the mustard and sugar and stir in the beer and Tabasco sauce. Bring to the boil, stirring continuously.
Once the sauce has thickened, adjust seasoning to taste, remove from the heat and stir in the parsley.
Pour the sauce over the potatoes.
Leave for at least 1 hour before adding the bacon mixture.
Mix lightly, season with salt and pepper and serve.
Serves 6.

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