15 Best Dinner Food In Germany

I still remember my thirty days visit to Germany. It was a wonderful experience. I have tried a lot of German Foods there. If you are also travelling to Germany then you should also try some of the German foods. 

Are you not able to go there? Don’t worry at all. You can also make German foods in your home. I will also link some of the recipes along with the foods that are famous in Germany.

So without wasting any time let’s have a look at the 15 best dinner foods in Germany.

1. Wurst

Wurst

Wurst is a German food often made with ground meat such as pork, beef, or poultry, along with salt, spices, and other flavourings. If you are going to Germany then don’t forget to try this delicious food.

Want to make your own Wurst?

If you want to make your own Wurst then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Wurst from Food-52Opens in a new tab.

2. Schnitzel (Breaded Cutlet)

Schnitzel

Schnitzel (Breaded Cutlet) is a breaded cutlet dish made with boneless meat. It is usually bread crumbs. Add this dish to your wish list if you are going to Germany.

Want to make your own Schnitzel (Breaded Cutlet)?

If you want to make your own Schnitzel (Breaded Cutlet) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Schnitzel (Breaded Cutlet) from Serious eatsOpens in a new tab.

3. Braised Cabbage

Braised Cabbage

Braised Cabbage is a tasty side dish that you can try with any other food. It’s one of the most famous foods in Germany. Don’t forget to try this meal during your stay in Germany. I have tried it once and already craving it.

Want to make your own Braised Cabbage?

If you want to make your own Braised Cabbage then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Braised Cabbage from Food NetworkOpens in a new tab.

4. Labskaus

Labskaus

Labskaus is mostly spelled as Lapskaus in Germany. The main ingredients in this meal are salted meat or corned beef, potatoes, and onion. Must try this dish during your visit to Germany.

Want to make your own Labskaus?

If you want to make your own Labskaus then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Labskaus from My GermanOpens in a new tab.

5. German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad

Potato salad is a German dish that is made from boiled potatoes and a lot of other ingredients. It’s a famous dish in Germany. I assure you that it will never disappoint you. So, Try it today!

Want to make your own German Potato Salad?

If you want to make your own German Potato Salad then you can follow this step by step recipe for making German Potato Salad from All RecipesOpens in a new tab.

6. Kartoffelknödel (Potato Dumplings)

Kartoffelknodel Potato Dumplings

Kartoffelknödel (Potato Dumplings) is a famous recipe in Germany. It is usually made with riced potatoes, potato starch, and eggs for binding. It is usually served with toasted breadcrumbs on the top.

Want to make your own Kartoffelknödel (Potato Dumplings)?

If you want to make your own Kartoffelknödel (Potato Dumplings) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Kartoffelknödel (Potato Dumplings) from Platter TalkOpens in a new tab.

7. Maultaschen (Meat Dumplings)

Meat Dumplings

You might have tried meat dumplings at your home. But do you know that German Meat Dumplings are different from the traditional ones? Must try them during your visit to Germany.

Want to make your own Maultaschen (Meat Dumplings)?

If you want to make your own Maultaschen (Meat Dumplings) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Maultaschen (Meat Dumplings) from Daring GourmetOpens in a new tab.

8. Sauerkraut Soup

Sauerkraut Soup

Sauerkraut Soup is one of the most famous soups in Germany. It is satisfying to both tummy and soul. If you are in Germany then give it a try!

Want to make your own Sauerkraut Soup?

If you want to make your own Sauerkraut Soup then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Sauerkraut Soup from Taste Of HomeOpens in a new tab.

9. Buffalo Style Pizza

Buffalo Style Pizza

Buffalo Style Pizza is topped with a light, fluffy, and almost focaccia-like crust. It may not be wrong if we say that it’s the speciality of Germany. Don’t want to go to Germany just to try this pizza? Don’t worry at all. Just like any other pizza you can easily make it at your home.

Want to make your own Buffalo Style Pizza?

If you want to make your own Buffalo Style Pizza then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Buffalo Style Pizza from Pills BuryOpens in a new tab.

10. Beef Rolls

Beef Rolls

Beef Rolls are mostly known as Rouladen in Germany. Beef Rolls are made by spreading some German mustard on thinly cut slices of beef. It’s a famous dish in Germany. People usually prefer it for dinner.

Want to make your own Rouladen (Beef Rolls)?

If you want to make your own Rouladen (Beef Rolls) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Rouladen (Beef Rolls) from Quick German RecipesOpens in a new tab.

11. Rollmops (Pickeled Herring Rolls)

Pickeled Herring Rolls

Rollmops are pickled herring fillets. The fish is pickled to preserve it and transported in wooden barrels to make a cylindrical shape. Add this dish to your checklist if you are thinking about a visit to Germany.

Want to make your own Rollmops (Pickled Herring Rolls)?

If you want to make your own Rollmops (Pickled Herring Rolls) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Rollmops (Pickled Herring Rolls) from 30 SecondsOpens in a new tab.

12. Bauernbrot (Farmer’s Bread)

Bauernbrot

Bauernbrot or simply Farmer’s Bread is one of the most famous dishes in Germany. Most bread are mainly composed of flour, yeast, and water, While on the other hand a Burebrot also contains a lot of milk. If you are going to Germany then don’t forget to try the Farmer’s Bread.

Want to make your own Bauernbrot (Farmers Bread)?

If you want to make your own Bauernbrot (Farmers Bread) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Bauernbrot (Farmers Bread) from Curious CuisiniereOpens in a new tab.

13. Spaghettieis (Ice Cream)

Spaghettieis

Finishing dinner with ice cream is one of my favourites. Spaghettieis is an ice cream dish. It is known as Spaghettieis because its shape resembles traditional spaghetti. It is usually extruded through a modified potato ricer which gives it the appearance of spaghetti.

Want to make your own Spaghettieis (Ice Cream)?

If you want to make your own Spaghettieis (Ice Cream) then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Spaghettieis (Ice Cream) from International Desserts BlogOpens in a new tab.

14. Rouladen

Rouladen

Rouladen is mostly known as Beef Rolls in Germany. German Rouladen is far more different than traditional beef rolls. Must try this recipe if you are going to Germany.

If you can’t go to Germany just to try this dish then don’t worry at all. It’s an easy dish that you can also make at your home. So, try it today!

Want to make your own Rouladen?

If you want to make your own Rouladen then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Rouladen from Kitchen StoriesOpens in a new tab.

15. Sauerbraten

Sauerbraten

Do you know what’s the national dish of Germany? It is Sauerbraten. It is mostly served in German-style restaurants internationally. Sauerbraten is a traditional German roast that is heavily marinated meat. It can be prepared from a variety of meats, most often from beef, lamb, and mutton.

Want to make your own Sauerbraten?

If you want to make your own Sauerbraten then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Sauerbraten from Food NetworkOpens in a new tab.

What’s The Best Of German Food?

Sauerbraten is one of the best food in Germany. It is the national food of Germany. It is not just available in German. You can also try it in the United States too. Just go to any German restaurant, I’m sure that they would have this dish on their menu.

Unlike other national foods, It’s not a type of food that is just famous in a region. It is accepted all over the world. People just love to have Sauerbraten for dinner.

Are German foods healthy to eat?

Yes, traditional German foods are healthy to eat. They come with a lot of health benefits. However, since most German foods contain meat so you should avoid eating too much meat during your stay in Germany.

Do Germans like vegetables?

Most Germans love to eat healthy vegetables too. But, most of the foods are made of meat, so most probably you will find it hard to look for vegetables in Germany. If you are going to Germany for the first time then you will find it hard to choose the vegetables for you. Depending on where you come from – you might not even recognize some of their vegetables..

Is German food spicy?

Germans mostly like spicy foods. If you have come to this point of the blog then you may have noticed this fact earlier. Most of the famous foods in Germany are made of meat and contain spicy ingredients or sauces in them. However, you will also be able to find non spicy foods too in Germany. So, don’t worry about it if you don’t want to have spicy foods for dinner.

Final Thoughts:

I hope this article might help you a lot in finding some of the best dinner foods in Germany. I have discussed the top fifteen best german foods that you can try for dinner. Moreover, if you are not in Germany, or planning to go there then you can take help from the recipe resources that I have attached along with each dish.

If you find this resource helpful then share it with your loved ones so that they can also get some benefits from it. Got some more questions about German foods? Let me know in the comment section. I would love to help you out.

Hari

Hi, I am Hari, your healthy-eating coach. I can guide and help you to explore different tastes and food tips.

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