Oktoberfest Recipes | Allrecipes

Oktoberfest Recipes | Allrecipes

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Oktoberfest Chicken and Red Cabbage

Rating: 4.61 stars
113

I adore Bavarian cuisine! And since there's no good German food here (while I lived in San Francisco, my husband and I ate at wonderful German/Hungarian restaurants there), I have to make my own...This recipe is crazy simple.

Traditional German Warm Potato Salad

Rating: 4.75 stars
4

Is there anything better than freshly made potato salad? With sausages or pork, it's a dream! This recipe is from Bavaria, Germany, and my family makes this potato salad every year for Christmas eve.

Wisconsin Bratwurst

Rating: 4.53 stars
477

This is the only way to cook bratwurst in Wisconsin. The brats are incredibly tasty! If you can get fresh bratwurst from a sausage shop, do it... it is worth the extra cost. Serve with brown mustard on substantial hoagie rolls, never on hot dog buns. Mustard is important and must always be stone ground. Add warm sauerkraut and ketchup, if you like. Chow down! Think about those Wisconsin summers! Listen to some polka!

Beef Short Ribs Sauerbraten

Rating: 4.79 stars
28

The 24-hour marinade in this classic German dish, Sauerbraten, ensures succulent short ribs have that signature tanginess. Gingersnaps give the sauce a beautiful texture and add a sweet spiciness.

German Spaetzle Dumplings

Rating: 4.53 stars
710

Traditional German dumplings. You can also mince a few pieces of bacon in a pan, and heat the cooked spaetzle in the bacon drippings-only omit the butter, if preparing recipe with bacon.

German Beef Rouladen

Rating: 4.27 stars
132

This is another great German recipe that reminds me of my mom's wonderful cooking. Enjoy this unique and delicious dish!

Chef John's Kummelweck Rolls

Rating: 4.81 stars
31

These rolls are fragrant with caraway seeds and topped with coarse salt, making them the perfect base for Western New York's Beef on Weck sandwiches.

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Oktoberfest's 12 Greatest Recipes

We've picked the best of the 'fest! Just say ja to these five-star recipes. Wash them down with a fresh German beer or a nice cold Riesling.

Bier + Bratwurst
Rating: Unrated
87

"Great for those craving a little Oktoberfest." – Robert

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