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German Side Dishes

Looking for German side dishes? Find delicious German side dishes including traditional German sides, German bread recipes, and more German side dishes.

Crispy Potato Pancakes

Crispy Potato Pancakes

Crispy Potato Pancakes

Here's a potato pancake that doesn't take much time to make and is just right for two people. Weekends become our time to relax and enjoy life, and this is one of our favorite treats. -Nancy Salinas, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

This simple one-pan dish is a complete meal and takes little time to prepare . Whenever I served this to my family I felt they were getting a hearty meal. It became a favorite. -Helen Wentz North Fort Myers, Florida

Sausage Pecan Stuffing

Sausage Pecan Stuffing

Sausage Pecan Stuffing

Sweet, savory, crunchy and spicy ingredients make this a fabulous turkey stuffing. Leftover stuffing could be a meal in itself!
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Buttered Poppy Seed Noodles

Buttered Poppy Seed Noodles

Buttered Poppy Seed Noodles

Mom's delicious fried noodles are absolute comfort food. Mom would roll out the dough, and we kids got to cut the long noodles and hang them up to dry. Mom served them with other entrees, too.—Shirley Joan Helfenbein, Lapeer, Michigan

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage Side Dish

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage Side Dish

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage Side Dish

Vinegar and cherry juice give this colorful and crunchy side dish it's sweet-tartness.

German-Style Mashed Potatoes

German-Style Mashed Potatoes

German-Style Mashed Potatoes

Comforting and filling, these tangy potatoes will warm up any meal, especially one with a German flair. They’re a fitting accompaniment to sausages like bratwurst. —Alena Horn, Austin, Texas

Noodles Romanoff

Noodles Romanoff

Noodles Romanoff

You can turn the creamy noodles into a easy entree by adding cooked beef tips. It's like a delicious stroganoff meal in a bowl! —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Sauerkraut Mashed Potatoes

Sauerkraut Mashed Potatoes

Sauerkraut Mashed Potatoes

Even people who claim not to like sauerkraut will enjoy this tangy side dish from Betsy Esley of Three Mile Bay in New York. She uses handy convenience products to make it as quick and easy as it is delicious. "It's also especially good served with ham or any pork dish," Betsy adds. "And the flavor is even better the next day—if you're lucky enough to have leftovers!"

Crumb-Coated Spaetzle

Crumb-Coated Spaetzle

Crumb-Coated Spaetzle

“Spaetzle is a cross between a curly noodle and a small dumpling. It's a traditional German accompaniment to all types of roasts, especially sauerbraten.” —Patricia Rutherford, Winchester, Illinois

Red Cabbage with Apple

Red Cabbage with Apple

Red Cabbage with Apple

This delicious combination has a sweet and tart flavor with a hint of bacon and apple that marries well together. —Patricia Rutherford, Winchester, Illinois

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

“This is my all-time favorite vegetable recipe! Even people who don't think they like brussels sprouts really love it. I like to serve it all year long.” Joan Braun - Lakewood, Wisconsin
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