Bayerisches Fleischsalat

by Garry Brotschul
(Centereach, N.Y.)


We first enjoyed this at the German Festival in Hunter My., New York and now we enjoy it often, especially in the summer!

Here is another great lunchtime favorite of mine! In German it is “Bayerische Fleischsalat“, which translates to "Bavarian Meat Salad".

(You can use a prepackaged cooked salami, like Oscar Mayer, but deli cooked salami tastes so much better...just ask them to slice it thicker for you.)

Ingredients:

1 pound cooked salami, sliced a little thicker.
1 large onion, sliced thinly
1 black radish (Authentic) or a long, white daikon radish, sliced very thin (use box grater or mandolin or food processor)
any clear vinegar, like white or cider vinegar

Instructions:
Stack cooked salami slices and cut in half. Turn each half and slice perpendicular
Into thin planks. Place in a medium sized mixing bowl.
Add sliced radish and onions
Add enough vinegar to wet all ingredients well. Mix well.
Add salt and pepper liberally, to taste. If too sour, you can add a little water to dilute or a bit of sugar, to offset soundness.
Refrigerate for at least one hour, so flavors can meld and radishes become soft.

Remove from fridge, taste and adjust seasoning to taste.

Serve, open faced, atop a good rye bread.

The longer this marinated, the better it gets! ENJOY!

Comments for Bayerisches Fleischsalat

Click here to add your own comments

Wurst Salat
by: Anonymous

I am from Bayern, and Wurst Salat is usually made with Sausage, Pickles, Onions, and Mayo.

2 kinds of Wurstsalat
by: Friederike

I’m from Bavaria and there are 2 types of Wurstsalat one is
Bologna sausage thin sliced ,onions thin sliced
Bologna placed on a plate ,onions on top ,paprika spice ,vinegar mixed with water and oil on top of the bologna .eat with buttered Bauern bread
The other one is called Schweizer Wurstsalat
Bologna,onion, Swiss cheese, and pickles
Slice all the ingredients into strips, mix it up add vinegar water and oil and enjoy

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Best Recipe.

Follow Oma on Social Media:

Leave a comment about this recipe or ask a question?

Pop right over to my private Facebook group, the Kaffeeklatschers. You'll find thousands of German foodies, all eager to help and to talk about all things German, especially these yummy foods. 

Meet with us around Oma's table, pull up a chair, grab a coffee and a piece of Apfelstrudel, and enjoy the visit.

Newest Recipes

  1. Oma's German Cheese Spätzle - Käsespätzle (German Mac and Cheese!)

    Cheese Spätzle is a traditional German noodle dish. A sort of Germanized version of 'Mac & Cheese', only better! Käsespätzle - YUM!

    Go to the recipe

  2. Leek and Lentil Stew with Potatoes (Vegan Recipe)

    This vegan German-style Leek and Lentil Stew with Potatoes (Linseneintopf mit Kartoffeln und Lauch) is my new favorite recipe. It's quick and easy to prepare, filling, and delicious.

    Go to the recipe

  3. Apricot Tart Recipe with Streusel ~ Oma's Aprikosen-Streusel-Tarte

    This German streusel fruit tart, Obstkuchen mit Streusel, uses either fresh or canned fruit, such as apricots, peaches, cherries. A delicious treat, just like Oma bakes.

    Go to the recipe

*  *  *  *  *

Words to the Wise

"When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is joyful."

Proverbs 29:18 (NLT)