Easy German Meat Recipes

German Chicken, Beef and Pork Recipes

While sausage and Germany go together hand in hand, there are just as many traditional meat dishes in the culinary repertoire. Oven roasts, pot roasts, geschnetzeltes (stir-fries) and other ways of preparing meat dishes abound. Read further to find a selection of easy-to-prepare main dish recipes with meat.

  • 01 of 05

    German Roast Recipes

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

  • 02 of 05

    German Hamburger Recipes

    Brandied Buletten
    Brandied Buletten. J.McGavin

    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 or ground veal or ground turkey if you wish.

  • 03 of 05

    German Cutlets (Schnitzel) Recipes

    Zigeunerschnitzel - German Restaurant Food
    Zigeunerschnitzel - German Restaurant Food. J.McGavin

    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.

  • 04 of 05

    German Chicken Recipes

    Brathaenchen - East German Recipe for Fried or Grilled Chicken
    Brathaenchen - East German Recipe for Fried or Grilled Chicken. J.McGavin

    Chicken is eaten quite a bit in Germany and they are many tasty ways of preparing it like roasting, grilling or in a sauce like the recipe below.

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  • 05 of 05

    German Stir-Fry (Geschnetzeltes) Recipes

    Tarragon Ragout - Estragon Geschnetzeltes
    Tarragon Ragout - Estragon Geschnetzeltes. J.McGavin

    German stir-fries or sautés are 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.