1. Oma's Wurstsalat

Wurstsalat ... a traditional meat salad from southern Germany. Traditionally, it's made without mayonnaise as are most salads in the south. 

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time


Total Time

15 minutes


  • 1 pound Lyoner sausage or ring bologna
  • 2 large pickles, German if available
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • salt, pepper
  • fresh parsley to garnish


  1. Cut Lyoner sausage into thin strips (julienned) or thin slices
  2. Dice pickles
  3. Cut onions into thin rings
  4. Put bologna, pickles, and onions into a bowl and gently mix together.
  5. Make a salad dressing by mixing together the vinegar and oil. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over Wurstsalat and mix. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and let sit about ½ hour in fridge before serving.
  6. Serve with German bread, pumpernickel, or buns.

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06.30.2021 revision update