Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is a chilled marinated German salad with pickled herring, potatoes, and other ingredients served over lettuce. Makes an excellent side dish or first course for other German foods. Note that the prep time does not include marination time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine herring, potatoes, onion, apple, beets, and pickle in a large bowl.
  2. Mix together vinegar, sugar, water and pepper in a cup; mix well.
  3. Pour over salad and toss gently; cover.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 4-5 hours for all flavors to blend, tossing once or twice.
  5. To serve, mound salad on lettuce leaves and garnish with egg slices.