Frikadellen (German Meat Patties)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Call them Frikadellen, Buletten, Fleischpflanzerl, Fleischküchle or Klopse. Whatever they are called, German meat patties are the best. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 baguette or equal quantity of any white bread, cut into very small pieces
  • 1 lb ground beef (or half pork, half beef)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 vegetables, crushed or 1 meat stock, cube crushed
  • 14 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • pepper
  • olive oil


  1. Soak the bread in water, then squeeze out the water.
  2. In a bowl, mix the meat, onion, eggs, bread, mustard, stock cube, parsley and pepper and knead until you get an even mixture.
  3. Form flat hamburgers no bigger than the palm of your hand.
  4. In a frying pan, fry the hamburgers in olive oil until cooked through.
Most Helpful

Excellent. These beef patties are flavorful and moist. Thank you

Dreamer in Ontario April 09, 2012

These are very similar to the way I make mine (really MIL recipe)...there were a few new ingredients and a few missing...DH really enjoyed them although he noticed right away they were different...very easy to prepare...I served them with potato pancakes and green beans with bacon. Made a yummy dinner...Thanks for posting...Made for Fall PAC 2011

teresas October 09, 2011

Yum and ~Tasty Dish~ approved! ("This is tasty meat, Mommy!") I used half lamb/half beef, plain yellow mustard (out of brown which I was planning to use). I skipped the stock cube and used fresh parsley from our CSA box. Served with root vegetable mash: celeriac, sweet potatoes, Yukons; and a simple spinach salad for our dinner on Wednesday. Patties were cooked in rice bran oil which has a higher smoke point than olive oil. Thanks for posting! Will make again!

COOKGIRl October 06, 2013