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.
Szegediner Gulasch German Style The Szegediner Gulasch German Style is a combination of goulash and sauerkraut. The Szegediner Gulasch recipe came originally from Hungary but also found its way into German kitchens. My grandmother already prepared this delicious meal for us. Ingredients for Szegediner Gulasch German Style: 800-1000 g (1.76-2.2 oz) of pork roast OR […]
Traditional German Cabbage Rolls These Traditional German Cabbage Rolls are called Kohlrouladen or Krautwickel in Germany. Ingredients for Traditional German Cabbage Rolls: 1 large white cabbage about 1800 g (4 lbs) 600 g (21.16 oz) of ground beef 1 French roll OR French bread in the size of a roll 1 egg XL 1 egg yolk […]
Rutabaga Stew The Rutabaga Stew is a traditional meal in Germany and called Steckruebeneintopf. Prepared with pork belly and potatoes one of the favorite dishes for fall. Rutabaga is also known as Swede. Ingredients for Rutabaga Stew: 1.2 kg (2.64 lb) of rutabaga 600 g (1.32 lb) of pork belly 750 g (1.65 oz) of […]
Kaiserschmarrn Recipe The original Kaiserschmarrn Recipe came from Austria but is also very well known and liked in Germany. The Kaiserschmarrn is a caramelized fluffy shredded pancake best served with applesauce or plum jam. It can be a main dish as well as a dessert. The name Kaiserschmarrn is no surprise, knowing that it has […]
German Style Kale Recipe The German Style Kale Recipe – Grünkohl mit Pinkel is a dish more known in the Northern Part of Germany. The dish is a combination of kale and a variety of sausages and/or meat. Best served with potatoes. Pinkel, Bratwurst, Kielbasa, smoked Andouille sausages, Kassler, smoked ham, smoked pork chops, pork belly, […]
German Goulash Recipe German Goulash Recipe. Goulash prepared with beef is called Rindergulasch in Germany. A traditional Old Time favorite dish. Ingredients for German Goulash Recipe: 1500 g (3.25 lbs) of beef bottom round roast OR cut goulasch 500 g (17.5 oz) of sliced onions 60 g (2.10 oz) of sliced carrots ½ of diced […]
German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes The German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes can be served as a main dish with ring bologna, Wieners, and Frankfurters or as a side dish to fish. It is also known as “Sour Kartoffelgemuese”. Ingredients for German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes: 800 g (1.76 lb) of small red potatoes, net weight after boiling and […]
German Pork Schaschlik The German Pork Schaschlik is prepared with meat, bacon, bell peppers, and onions on a wooden skewer and cooked in a hot and spicy sauce. This recipes makes 8-10 Schaschlik. Ingredients for German Pork Schaschlik: 1 kg (4.4 lb) of pork shoulder, boneless 5 slices of bacon Applewood smoked, thick cut 4 […]
Beef Roast Recipe German Beef Roast Recipe prepared with gravy. Beef Roast is called Rinderbraten in Germany. Ingredients for Beef Roast Recipe: 2 kg (4.4 lbs) of beef eye of round roast 1 or 2 leeks 80 g (2.8 oz) of celery knob 2 large onions 2 large tomatoes 2 large carrots 3 tablespoons of […]
Original Frankfurter Green Sauce Recipe The Original Frankfurter Green Sauce Recipe is a specialty in the German region of called Hesse. It is known as salsa verde in Italy, sauce verde in France, and chimichurri in Argentina. The Green Sauce is very popular during summer time and served with hard boiled eggs and a side […]