This Herring Salad recipe ("Heringsalat") is one of those quick and easy dinner recipes that even kids can make. My kids love pickles, cream, and sweet and sour. This herring recipe has it all.
It's a traditional German food that's so easy and fast. If you're looking for quick German appetizer recipes, just follow the recipe below for the herring salad. Serve it with crackers or crusty bread.
Use pickled herring that you get in jars. Drain well, keeping the onions with the herring. Mix with the sour cream, add the pickles, and that's it.
If you want to turn this into a quick lunch or dinner, then serve it with potatoes. For our family that's all it took. Herring salad and potatoes -- that was all. Especially useful after a day at work and shopping and in need of something delicious and quick.
First I'd put the potatoes on to boil.
Even faster, though, I'd do them in the microwave. Using new potatoes was best.
While they were cooking, the salad would be started and finished. A super supper ready in almost no time at all.
Remember to always keep a jar of pickled herring in the fridge for those really busy days when you need a quick dinner idea or as part of your quick and easy appetizer recipes. Fast, easy, delicious, and very traditional, why not try it for supper tonight!
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