German Meat Salad

Learn how to make this German favorite snack named “Fleischsalat”. It only takes 10 minutes to throw together. “Fleischsalat” is a kind of sandwich spread that consists of bologna, mayonnaise, onions and pickles. You can find it in any German supermarket and every German butcher.

Fleischsalat - German Meat Salad

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine German
Servings 6 - 8 Portions


  • 2 pounds bologna slices
  • 1 large onion
  • 24 oz. bread and butter pickles
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. mustard
  • 1 tbsp. pickle juice
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tbsp. sugar


  • Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, pickle juice, salt, pepper and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Peel the onion and cut in half. Slice finely.
  • Drain the pickles and cut them into strips.
  • Cut the bologna in half and cut into ¼ inch strips.
  • Add everything to the bowl and mix well.
  • Allow to marinate for a couple of hours in the fridge.
  • Serve with fresh bread or rolls.