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

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


  • 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.
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Serving Tip:

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