German recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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German Pancake

German Pancake

This is a traditional German oven pancake. If you've never had one, you've got to make this. It is soo delicious and nothing like a regular…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
9281 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake)

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake)

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My landlady Mathilda would treat me to this pastry and one day I asked her for the…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2011
Professional
3 votes
3051 views
Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte

There are gazillions of recipes on the Internet for Bavarian apple cheese cake or torte, but most are sweeter than typical German pastries. I prefer…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
4 votes
2053 views
Spaetzle with Succulent Beef

Spaetzle with Succulent Beef

Our good german friend Helmut Solfrank loves to cook Spaetzle. He recently returned from a summer vacation in Germany and brought us a Spaetzle…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
6 votes
1206 views
Aunt Martha's Gingerbread Cookies

Aunt Martha's Gingerbread Cookies

Festive Gingerbread Cookies decorated with Royal Icing are always a hit at Christmas. I love this recipe…

MarthaW
Dec 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
5118 views
Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes

Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes

Another simple and hearty Amish dish. My grandfather made this after we had a big ham dinner using the leftover ham, he called it "slop" but it was…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
625 views
Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

This is super simple and truly delicious. I made it for John's birthday dinner, since he loves cinnamon apple desserts with vanilla ice cream.…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
1774 views
Spatzle

Spatzle

Spatzle

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
501 views
Sauerkraut and Sausage Soup

Sauerkraut and Sausage Soup

I hesitated making this soup thinking the kids wouldn't even touch it but to my utter amazement, each and every one of my 4 kids had seconds or…

Healthy Mamma
Feb 2011
Advanced
1 vote
536 views
Homemade Amish Pot Pie Squares (noodles)

Homemade Amish Pot Pie Squares (noodles)

Everytime I'm in Lancaster,PA I look forward to Bott Boi (chicken Pot Pie). Its not pot pie in a pie shell its…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
646 views
Sauerbraten Abkürzung

Sauerbraten Abkürzung

You already know what sauerbraten is, yes? Well to that I add Abkürzung: German for "short cut" (let's hope my Googled translation is correct.)…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
335 views
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Stephanie Bower
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
520 views
Hot German Potato Salad

Hot German Potato Salad

Another Amish treat. I'm not a big fan of german potato salad but my Mom and her whole family from upstate Pennsylvania love it. The love hot bacon…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
481 views
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

My best friend's mother would make this for us for breakfast when I would spend the night. I loved it then and still love it now. It is easy and a…

lhuffman
Apr 2008
Beginner
3 votes
3970 views
Bavarian Semmelknoedel (Bread Dumplings)

Bavarian Semmelknoedel (Bread Dumplings)

This is a very traditional bread dumpling that is served in restaurants in Austria and Bavaria. This is a…

Foodiewife
Mar 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
1087 views