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.

Homemade Garden Vegetable Soup

Homemade Garden Vegetable Soup

Homemade Garden Vegetable Soup This Homemade Garden Vegetable Soup is made with fresh vegetables from the garden. This Vegetable Soup is called Gemuesesuppe or quer durch den Garten Suppe in Germany. Ingredients for Homemade Garden Vegetable Soup: The amounts are net weights (after cleaned and peeled) 250 g (8.81 oz) of Applewood bacon sliced 250 […]

Cheese Fondue Recipe

Cheese Fondue Recipe

Cheese Fondue Recipe The cheese fondue recipe consists of Swiss cheese and Gruyere cheese. Depending on personal taste, good choices also are Parmesan, Romano, Gouda, Cheddar and Edamer. Whatever combination of cheese you choose it should add up to about 800 g – 1.76 lb. of cheese. The recipe serves about four people. Ingredients for […]

German Pork Roast Recipe

German Pork Roast Recipe. Always a delicious main dish to share with family and friends.

German Pork Roast Recipe The German Pork Roast Recipe is easy to prepare following these step-by-step instructions. A Pork Roast is called Schweinebraten in Germany.  Ingredients for German Pork Roast Recipe: 1719 g – 1.7 kg (3.79lb) of boneless pork shoulder 1 ½ l (1.58 qt) of water 2  teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon of […]

German Meat Patties

German Meat Patties — Frikadellen

German Meat Patties German Meat Patties are called Frikadellen in Germany. Ingredients for German Meat Patties: 680 g (1.5 lb.) of ground beef (I used 15% fat) 2 eggs XL 2 slices of toast OR 1 hard french roll (one day old) OR 2-3 tablespoons of breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons of flour 1 medium-sized onion 1 tablespoon of […]

German Grilled Bratwurst Marinated

German Grilled Bratwurst marinated in beer with onions.

German Grilled Bratwurst! German grilled bratwurst marinated in beer makes up for a great main dish served with sauerkraut. Ingredients:  12 bratwurst 1 to 2 bottles of your favorite beer 1 large onion 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 teaspoon of ground pepper 1 teaspoon of salt Preparation: Put the sausage in a large casserole. Cut […]

German Onion Cake Recipe

German Onion Cake Recipe – Zwiebelkuchen

German Onion Cake Recipe This German Onion Cake Recipe is easy to prepare. The Onion Cake may be served as an appetizer and also as a main dish. The Onion Cake is traditionally served with freshly made wine (fermenting new wine) in Germany. Ingredients for German Onion Cake Recipe: 500 g (1.1 lb) of  flour, […]

Letscho Recipe

Letscho Recipe – A Hungarian Meal

Letscho Recipe – A Hungarian Meal The original Letscho Recipe is from Hungary and called Lecsó. Letscho is a traditional Hungarian meal prepared with tomatoes, peppers, onions, spices, and sliced sausages like Kolbasz, Kielbasa, and Debreziner. It is served with bread. I prepare the Letscho without the sausage and serve it as a side dish […]

Traditional German Sauerbraten

Traditional German Sauerbraten Recipe — Marinated Beef Roast

Traditional German Sauerbraten A Traditional German Sauerbraten is a marinated Beef Roast. It is usually served with Dumplings and Red Cabbage. Sauerbraten is the German word for this marinated Beef Roast.  Ingredients for marinade: 1814 g (4 lb.) of boneless bottom round roast 500 ml (16.9 oz) dry Red Wine 250 ml (8.45 oz) red […]

white bean soup recipe

White Bean Soup Recipe

White Bean Soup The White Bean Soup is called weisse Bohnensuppe in Germany. White Bean Soup may be served with cooked sausages and bread. You can easily divide the ingredients to prepare smaller portions. Ingredients for White Bean Soup: 600 g (21.16 oz) of dried white beans 1 ½ l (1.58 quarts) of cold water […]

Traditional German Bread Patties Recipe

Traditional German Bread Patties Recipe – Kartäuser Klöβe

Traditional German Bread Patties Recipe The Traditional German Bread Patties Recipe is great for using up old bread or rolls. The Bread Patties are called Kartäuser Klöβe in Germany and served with a Vanilla Sauce or a creamy White-Wine Sauce. You can serve the bread patties as a main dish or after one of Oma’s […]