Main Dishes

German Main Dishes Recipes

Oma provides recipes for traditional and authentic homemade German main dishes. The German main dishes are served after the appetizers and before desserts. They might consist of grilled, roasted or boiled meat, poultry, fish or sausages combined with side dishes or soups. Oma shows in a step-by-step instruction how to prepare German main dishes and recommendations what to serve it with. A white bean soup or goulash soup could be a main course as well as a pork roast or a turkey.

The salad is usually part of a main course in Germany and served with it and not before as an appetizer. Pick the right side dishes and you can create a perfect homemade meal for your family and guests. After all, if everybody “finished the plate, the sun will shine”, a saying in Germany. Besides, you might be get a delicious dessert, which you only can have, if you finished up the food on your plate. The basics of German main dishes are easy to learn and easy to understand. They give a lot of options to combine with different side dishes to create a variety of meals.

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Beef Stroganoff Recipe Beef Stroganoff recipe is called Boeuf Stroganoff Rezept in Germany. Ingredients for Beef Stroganoff recipe: 800 g (1.76 pounds) strips of beef loin stir fry OR beef top sirloin OR beef filet 4 (350 g–12.34 oz) of diced tomatoes 250 g (8.81 oz) of sliced mushrooms 3 – 4 (100 g–3.52 oz) of diced […]

German Pasta Pillows Maultaschen

German Pasta Pillows Maultaschen and a Side Dish of Chanterelles and Onions

German Pasta Pillows Maultaschen German Pasta Pillows Maultaschen is also known as German Ravioli or Swabian Ravioli. This homemade pasta is filled with a mixture of spinach, bratwurst, ground beef, bread, onions, eggs, and spices. The Pasta Pillows can be served as a main dish or as an appetizer. Adding a side dish consisting of […]

Roast Lamb Recipe – Boneless Lamb Leg – Lammbraten

Roast Lamb Recipe This Roast Lamb Recipe is prepared with a rosemary garlic rub. The boneless oven Roast Lamb is a favorite at Passover and Easter. Ingredients for the Roast Lamb Recipe: 2.72 kg (6 lb.) of lamb leg roast boneless 4 tablespoon of butter 1 stems of rosemary 4 cloves of garlic 2 teaspoons […]

Traditional Cordon Bleu

Traditional Cordon Bleu Recipe

Traditional Cordon Bleu Traditional Cordon Bleu is also called Cordon Bleu in Germany. Cordon Bleu is a breaded Schnitzel filled with ham and cheese. You can use pork meat, boneless chicken, boneless turkey, or veal. I have used pork meat. Ingredients for Traditional Cordon Bleu: 1362 g (3 lbs) of fresh boneless pork loin (makes […]

German Bone Marrow Dumplings

German Bone Marrow Dumplings Recipe

German Bone Marrow Dumplings German Bone Marrow Dumplings are called Markklöβchen in Germany. You can use them in a broth or in a homemade Beef Soup. Ingredients for German Bone Marrow Dumplings: 100 g (3.5 oz) of bone marrow (about 3–4 marrow bones) 1 club-size bread roll 100 g – 120 g (3.5 oz – […]

Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Ground Beef

Green Bean Casserole Green Bean Casserole is called Bohneneintopf in Germany. Ingredients for Green Bean Casserole: 1400 g (3 lbs) of ground beef  OR ground meat from veal, lamb, or venison 1000g (2.2 lbs) of green beans 800 g (1.8 lbs) of diced potatoes 180 g (6.3 oz) of diced onions 2 cubes of Knorr […]

Noodle Casserole Recipe

Noodle Casserole Recipe — Nudelauflauf

Noodle Casserole Recipe The Noodle Casserole Recipe is easy to prepare. Noodle Casserole is called Nudelauflauf in Germany. You can prepare the casserole ahead of time and place it in the oven when you are ready. The finished Noodle Casserole can also be frozen in smaller portions.  Ingredients for the Noodle Casserole Recipe: 454 g […]

Classic German Jaeger Schnitzel Recipe

Classic German Jaeger Schnitzel Recipe

Classic German Jaeger Schnitzel Recipe This Classic German Jaeger Schnitzel Recipe is one of many for preparing this famous German dish. Jaeger in German means means hunter. The Jaeger Schnitzel has a creamy gravy with mushrooms, bacon and onions, spiced with thyme, salt, and pepper and finished off with crème frâiche. The recipe serves 6-8 […]

German Meatloaf

German Meatloaf — False Hare — Falscher Hase

German Meatloaf This German Meatloaf is called Hackbraten in Germany. This Meatloaf is filled with hard boiled eggs and known as False Hare – Falscher Hase. Ingredients for German Meatloaf: 1000 g (2 lbs) of ground beef  2 diced shallots 1 French roll 4 hard boiled eggs (as filling) 2 eggs XL 42 g (1.5 […]

Traditional German Lentil Soup

Traditional German Lentil Soup — A classic Homemade Soup

Traditional German Lentil Soup This traditional German Lentil Soup is called Linsensuppe in Germany. In Germany, there is a saying that goes: “Serving lentil soup on New Year’s Eve will ensure you don’t run out of pennies in the coming year.” Therefore, it is traditionally served in many regions on New Year’s Eve to promote good […]