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
26555 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
8034 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
9405 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
4960 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
7801 views
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Stephanie Bower
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2518 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
2496 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
1840 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
2428 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
2 votes
2425 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
2016 views
Black Forest Pumpernickel Bread (for bread machine or conventional yeast dough method)

Black Forest Pumpernickel Bread (for bread machine or conventional yeast dough method)

A soul-satisfying dark bread with distinctive rye flavor. Supermarket rye…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2015
Professional
1 vote
2387 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
3579 views
Cocktail Rye Bread (with Bread Machine Dough-Making Option)

Cocktail Rye Bread (with Bread Machine Dough-Making Option)

For the freshest taste and earthy rye flavor, make your own cocktail rye bread to pair with appetizers at your…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
1397 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
1922 views