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.

Ham Noodle Casserole Recipe

Ham Noodle Casserole – Schinkennudeln

Ham Noodle Casserole Ham Noodle Casserole is called Schinkennudeln or Nudelauflauf in Germany. Ingredients for Ham Noodle Casserole: 454 g (1 lb) of cut ziti 2 ½ liter of water 2 teaspoons of  salt 4 tablespoons of butter 454 g (1 lb) of sliced cooked ham 3 eggs XL 1 cup of sour cream ½ […]

Midnight Soup Recipe

Midnight Soup Recipe – one of the many traditional German Recipes for New Year’s Eve

Midnight Soup Recipe This Midnight Soup Recipe is easy to prepare. Midnight Soup is called Mitternachtssuppe in Germany. The Midnight Soup is a very popular dish on New Year’s Eve for several reasons. First, it is easy to prepare and store in the freezer long before the big event. Secondly, it is spicy which is […]

Homemade Marinated Herring Recipe

Homemade Marinated Herring in Rich Cream Sauce

Homemade Marinated Herring Homemade Marinated Herring is called eingelegter Herring in Germany. Ingredients for Homemade Marinated Herring: 8 salted herrings dressed (900g-1000 g – 2-2.2 lbs) OR jar of herring in wine sauce (900g-1000g – 2–2.2 lbs) 946 ml (1 quart) of buttermilk 8 mustard seeds Salt 6 juniper berries 1 bay leaf pepper lemon […]

Stuffed Turkey Recipe

Oma’s Stuffed Turkey Recipe with Apples and Chestnuts for Thanksgiving

Stuffed Turkey Recipe Stuffed Turkey Recipe with apples and chestnuts. Stuffed Turkey is called gefuellter Truthahn in Germany. Instructions for Stuffed Turkey Recipe THAWING TIME: If you’re bringing home a frozen turkey, you need to consider the time it takes for it to properly thaw. You have two choices in this regard. One, store it […]