15 min.


30 min.

Bayerischer Wurstsalat

Bavarian Sausage Salad

Bavarian sausage salad is one of the most favorite dishes in German beer gardens and is a staple at the famous Oktoberfest in Munich.
Bavarian Sausage Salad

Bavarian Sausage Salad

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Cold Dishes, Salads
Cuisine Bavarian, German
Servings 4 portions


  • 1 pound smoked sausage
  • 12 oz. of your favorite pickle chips in i.e. bread & butter chips pickles
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • 2 tbsp. pickle juice
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse pepper
  • 1 red onion thinly sliced rings
  • 4 tbsp. vegetable oil


  • In a large bowl add mustard, pickle juice, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Slice the onion in thin rings.
  • Remove the sausage casings and slice into thin slices.
  • Drain pickles and place them, the sausage slices, and onion rings into the vinaigrette.
  • Add oil and toss to combine.
  • Cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Serving Tip:

Serve with a Kaiser roll, pretzel or a slice of fresh farmer´s bread!