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Wurstsalat (Sausage Salad)

Wurstsalat or literally Sausage Salad is basically a type of sausage cut into julienne (long, thin) strips and then seasoned with vinegar, oil and pickles.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: German, Swiss
Keyword: sausage salad, wurstsalat
Servings: 3
Calories: 591kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 10.5 ounces sausage - cut into strips
  • 1 medium onion - sliced
  • 3-4 pieces pickled cucumber (gherkin) - cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water from the canned pickles
  • 3 tablespoons chives - chopped
  • 5.3 ounces Emmentaler cheese - cut into small strips (optional)
  • a dash of sugar
  • salt and pepper - to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar and water from canned pickles. Add a dash of sugar and mix until dissolved. Set aside.
  • In a larger bowl, toss together sausage strips, chopped onions, pickles and chives. Pour the liquids over the salad, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Add the cheese and toss a few more times.


Calories: 591kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 729mg | Potassium: 338mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 620IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 414mg | Iron: 1.3mg