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German Main Dishes with Meat - Easy German Recipes

Chicken, Beef and Pork Recipes


While sausage and Germany go together, there are just as many traditional meat dishes. Oven roasts, pot roasts, "Geschnetzeltes" and other ways of preparing meat dishes abound. Read further to find a selection of main dish recipes with meat.

1. German - Style Roasts

Sauerbraten, marinated beef, with dumplings
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Roasts are easier to make than you may think. Try one of these beef or pork roasts tonight.


2. German Hamburger Recipes

Brandied Buletten

Hamburger recipes usually use a mixture of ground pork and beef. The ground pork adds moistness to the finished dish. Feel free to use just ground beef.

3. Schnitzel - Cutlets and Sauces

Zigeunerschnitzel - German Restaurant Food

Everyone knows about Wienerschnitzel. But what about hunter's schnitzel or gypsy schnitzel? Traditional food often found in German restaurants, they are just as easy to make at home.

4. Chicken Recipes

Brathaenchen - East German Recipe for Fried or Grilled Chicken

Chicken is eaten quite a bit in Germany and they have many tasty ways of preparing it. Roasted, grilled or in a sauce, try them all.

5. German Stir Fry - Geschnetzeltes

Tarragon Ragout - Estragon Geschnetzeltes

German stir fry or sautée is made with veal, chicken or thinly cut strips of pork. Usually dressed in a cream sauce, they make a very good dinner with noodles, rice or potatoes.

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