Hot German Noodle Salad {Pennsylvania Dutch Salad Recipe}

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Last Updated on September 14, 2020 by Deanna Samaan

Hot German Noodle Salad is a Pennsylvania Dutch salad recipe. This German noodle dish will fill you up and is a perfect side dish. You will love serving this easy noodle salads recipe. Serves 6


Hot German Noodle Salad


Noodle In German

How do you say noodle in German? The answer is Nudel. Ok so why the noodle in German?


It is Sunday Supper time and I thought it would be interesting to learn something new. This time I am making a German salad recipe for you!



Hot German Noodle Salad from Seduction in the Kitchen


German Salad Recipes

When you think salad you think lettuce, tomatoes, and dressing. German salad recipes have much more bulk to them.  In fact, German salad recipes are usually a hot, bulky salad that fills you up.


Pennsylvania Dutch Food

I am from Pennsylvania and, my PA roots involve Pennsylvania Dutch food. Much of Pennsylvania Dutch food is German ancestry. So german salads are the norm for me.



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How To Make A Noodle Salad

Digging around some these old church cookbooks my mom gave me I found how to make a noodle salad. This German noodle dish was in one of those old church cookbooks.


German Salad Recipe

Anyway, this German salad recipe is like the “cousin” of the German Potato salad. It is just an easy noodle salad recipes. This German noodle dish has this tangy dressing with the bacon just make this salad pop with flavor. It is perfect as a side to a pork roast, or you can be like me and just eat it all by itself as the main entrée.



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Hot German Noodle Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Hot German Noodle Salad is a Pennsylvania Dutch salad recipe. This German noodle dish will fill you up and is a perfect side dish. You will love serving this easy noodle salads recipe!


  • 2 cups wide egg noodles
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the bacon until crisp; remove bacon and drain on paper towels; crumble and set aside.
  3. Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings in the skillet; add the onion and cook until the onion is clear.
  4. Stir in sugar, flour, salt, and mustard. Then add water and vinegar and cook until thickened and bubbly, constantly stirring, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add noodles to skillet with the celery and parsley; heat through.
  6. Transfer to serving bowl; sprinkle with bacon, give one final toss, then serve it up and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 301mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g

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  • Erin
    February 21, 2016

    Yes! Such a weird winter here, too! I loved living in Northeast Ohio but the grey skies and all.the.snow. got to me! 😉 Nothing like that down here in NC… Fun recipe! I just saw some gluten free egg noodles the other day – I need to try them.

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 21, 2016

      Personally I rather have had the snow and cold at Christmas and warmth now! Interesting what spring will have! Thanks!

  • cheri
    February 21, 2016

    Hi Deanna, oh I love this salad, egg noodles are my favorite. Take care!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 21, 2016

      I love egg noodles too! Thank you!!

  • Laura Dembowski (@piesandplots)
    February 21, 2016

    Gotta love a warm salad in the winter!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 21, 2016

      It is the best 🙂 Thank you!

  • rozpaige
    February 21, 2016

    I have just fallen in love with German cuisine after 2 weeks in Bavaria! Amazing food! My husband was born in Athens, Ohio . . . and a die-hard Buckeye!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 21, 2016

      I am finding a lot of bloggers with Buckeye roots lol! I love the tangy sweet of Bavarian food 🙂 Thank you!!

  • carolinescookingblog
    February 21, 2016

    Got to love those Germanic flavors, in winter especially!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 21, 2016

      They are warm and comforting!! Thank you!!

  • thatskinnychickcanbake
    February 21, 2016

    Such a flavorful noodle dish! It sounds like pure comfort food!!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 22, 2016

      Thank you!!

  • mommasmeals
    February 21, 2016

    You had me at bacon! Wow this is a great dish for Sunday Supper or any dinner actually!

    • Deanna Samaan
      March 6, 2016

      🙂 Thank you!!

  • Lynne @ MyGourmetConnection
    February 21, 2016

    I love the simplicity of this old-fashioned recipe – you just can’t go wrong with noodles and bacon!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 22, 2016

      I agree!!! Thank you!!

  • Cathleen @ A Taste of Madness
    February 21, 2016

    Yum!! I love a good noodle salad. This looks delicious!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 22, 2016

      Thank you!!

  • I LOVE finding those old cookbooks with recipes from home cooks. This salad looks amazing. How can you go wrong with Noodles?

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 22, 2016

      Thank you!! I find some great stuff in those cookbooks!

  • reneeskitchenadventures
    February 23, 2016

    I am perfectly content with mild winters like the one we are having this year! haha it makes the historically long and miserable NE Ohio winters more bearable for sure! What a great salad. I’d make this anytime of the year!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 25, 2016

      We been very lucky this year for winter! Thank you!!

  • Monica Maloney Heidler
    February 23, 2016

    How can you go wrong with egg noodles? This is the perfect alternative to potatoes any roast meat. I can’t wait to try them!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 25, 2016

      Thank you! I love know know what you think after you made it 🙂

  • Mary Frances
    February 23, 2016

    Interesting dish, haven’t seen anything like it before but it sure seems to have strong flavors!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 25, 2016

      Thank you!!

  • Rebekah | The Kitchen Gidget
    February 24, 2016

    I agree – church cookbooks have some of the BEST recipes! My husband is an egg noodle fanatic (kind of strange, I know) so I will definitely have to make him this!

    • Deanna Samaan
      February 25, 2016

      I love those cookbooks 🙂 Thank you!

  • palatablepastime
    March 3, 2016

    Looks tasty!

    • Deanna Samaan
      March 4, 2016