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
10296 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
3506 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
Sep 2014
Advanced
1 vote
196 views
German Pretzels (Bretzen)

German Pretzels (Bretzen)

"Bretzen" are a traditional soft pretzel that is often sliced in half and buttered, as a breakfast treat. These bring back my memories of my…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
1 vote
184 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
2414 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
2037 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
829 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
5232 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
1334 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
856 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
574 views
A Sauerkraut like no other!

A Sauerkraut like no other!

Although Sauerkraut is a very German dish, this preparation is certainly out of the norm; however, it is guaranteed to delight all guests, even…

Nick Roche
Feb 2012
Advanced
1 vote
737 views
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Stephanie Bower
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
609 views
Grandma's Egg Nog

Grandma's Egg Nog

Soooo simple....soooo good !

Larry Schneider
Feb 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
379 views
Baked Cabbage

Baked Cabbage

Being Irish I grew up eating cabbage and ham, I love Cabbage. But we always had it plain, or in colcannon. In Lancaster Pa (Amish country) at…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
329 views