Karl Ehmer Irish Breakfast

The perfect breakfast made from the perfect blood sausage and bacon! Why this works: Our Irish Blood puddings smokey flavor blends perfectly with the savory taste of our double smoked bacon. (Which if had with a sweet bread, the flavor combo is even more enhanced). Our bacon can be sliced thick or thin and gives […]

Karl Ehmer Fried Pickles!

This is the easiest thing I have ever made, especially with the ease of already sliced pickles! Start by reserving a little of the pickle juice before draining and patting dry your pickles. In this I am using Dill ships but I think our bread and butter chips would be awesome in this as well […]

Karl Ehmer Pinklewurst Hashbrown

This recipe is a great new way to prepare our most popular product, our Pinklewurst! Start by washing then grating about 4 or 5 potatoes (size depending) into a draining bowl. Once grated, rinse with cold water until it runs clear through the potatoes, about 10-15 seconds. Next, squeeze out the access moisture using a […]

Karl Ehmer Sausage Rolls

An easy and rewarding treat! Perfect finger food or any occasion.


Yield: 4 Servings - 3 cups lager-style beer, divided - 1 pound Karl Ehmer Chicken Bratwurst - ½ teaspoon salt, divided - ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided - 1 pound bagged sauerkraut, drained - 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard - 4 hot dog buns 1) Pierce each sausage several times all around with a fork. 2) [...]


Ingredients 6 medium potatoes 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 teaspoon instant beef broth 1/2 teaspoon dill weed 1/4 cup milk 1 1lb Karl Ehmer Bratwurst or Bockwurst 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoons pepper 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds   Preparation : Line pan with foil (enough to fold over). Cut potatoes into 1/8 inch [...]


Ingredients 6 Karl Ehmer Pork Chops 1 garlic glove; minced 1 teaspoon caraway seeds; crushed 2 teaspoons Hungarian paprika*; mild 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper; as desired 1 cup white wine; dry 1 cup sour cream (optional) *Use only Hungarian mild paprika. It is available at most stores and at specialty shops* Preparation : Place the [...]

Sweet And Sour Ham

Ingredients 2 tablespoons of shortening 3 cups cubed Karl Ehmer Ham 2/3 cup chopped green pepper 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 2 tablespoons corn starch 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 20oz. can pineapple chunks-drain and save juice 1 and a 1/2 cups pineapple juice and water combination   Preparation :Melt [...]

Holiday Sausage Pie

Ingredients 6 Russet Potatoes 1/4 head of cabbage, coarsely chopped 2 cups of corn kernels 3 tablespoons of flour 1 and a 1/2 cups of milk 1/2 cup red pepper, diced 1 pound of Karl Ehmer Karinerwurst, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 and a half 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to [...]

Crumb Crusted Ham With Madeira Sauce

Ingredients 2 large navel oranges 1/2 teaspoon of Kosher salt 3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard 1 12-13 pound Karl Ehmer Bone-In Smoked Ham 1 and a 1/2 cups of medium dry Madeira 2 cups of coarse fresh bread crumbs 1/2 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/2 teaspoon of finely grated orange zest   Preparation Preheat [...]

Weisswurst (Bockwurst), Sauerkraut, And Steamed Potatoes

Ingredients 1/2 cup dry white wine 8 Karl Ehmer Weisswurst (Bockwurst) 1 pound small red-skinned potatoes 1 pound bag of Karl Ehmer Sauerkraut, rinse and drain 4 juniper berries, crushed salt and pepper   Preparation :Place sauerkraut, white wine, and juniper berries in a saucepan and simmer covered over medium heat until the wine is [...]

Bratwurst With Potato Salad In A Hurry

Ingredients 3 scallions, chopped 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 8 Karl Ehmer Cooked Bratwurst 2 to 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard   Preparation : Preheat the grill or broiler before preparing the sausages. Cut the potatoes in two-inch pieces, leave the skin on. Steam the potatoes until [...]

Sweet and Sour Piggies (Karl Ehmer Kitchen Approved!)

Ingredients: 12 oz of Karl Ehmer BBQ Sauce, 8 oz of Grape Jelly, 1 lbs Karl Ehmer Mini Franks Directions: Set your slow cooker on high for two hours. Place the Mini Franks in the slow cooker. Combine the BBQ sauce and the grape jelly and then pour into the slow cooker. Stir occasionally. Serve [...]

Liverwurst Spread (Canape)

Ingredients 12 Ounce piece of Liverwurst Party Bread Pastry Bag Spicy mustard of your choice Quarter cup of sour cream   Preparation :Squeeze out liverwurst into a bowl, add one quarter cup of sour cream, spicy brown mustard and blend together ingredients with a fork until it's one color. Once it's a smooth consistency, take [...]

Cutting-Board Snack” (Austrian Recipe)

Ingredients Your favorite Ham, Cheeses, grapes, apples, Dry Sausage (ready to eat). We recommend any of our delicious Karl Ehmer Hams and our Salami and Dry Sausages. Preparation: Cut the sausages on a slight angle for decorative purposes. You can cut them as thick or as thin as you like. You can slice or cube [...]

Sausage Pancake Puff

Ingredients 1/2 pound light dairy sour cream 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 pound ground turkey sausage 2 large eggs or 4 ounces frozen egg substitute 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons diced scallions 1 cup shredded cheddar or reduced fat cheese Salt [...]

Asparagus Rolls

Ingredients 1 and a 1/2 package of onion dip 20 slices of Karl Ehmer Alpine Ham 20 Asparagus spears- cooked 2 8 oz.packages cream cheese   Preparation : Soften cream cheese and whip with onion dip mix. Cut asparagus spears to length approximately two inches longer than the diameter of the ham slices. Spread cream [...]

Andouille Sausage Appetizers

Ingredients 1/2 pound of Karl Ehmer Andouille Sausage 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated 1 and a 1/2 cups biscuit mix (like Bisquick)   Preparation : Pre-heat the oven to 325 degrees. Remove the sausage from its casing. Mix well with the other ingredients. Roll into one-inch balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and [...]

Arugula And Bratwurst Salad

Ingredients 2 Karl Ehmer Chicken Bratwurst links, 4 ounces each. 2 large radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced. 2 medium red potatoes, unpeeled, cooked and diced into 1-inch cubes. 2 medium red potatoes, unpeeled, cooked and diced into 1-inch cubes.   Preparation :Make 3 slashes on top of each bratwurst. Place the bratwurst on a baking [...]


Ingredients 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 and 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 and a 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 and a 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar   Preparation : Combine pepper, salt, mustard, oil, and vinegar in cup. Stir well to mix. Makes about 6 tablespoons.

Red Cabbage With Apples

Ingredients 2 to 2 and a 1/2 pounds Red Cabbage 2/3 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons lard or bacon fat 2 medium-size cooking apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/8 inch wedges 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1 whole onion, peeled and pierced with 2 whole cloves 1 [...]

Traditional Sauerkraut

Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup onion, chopped 2 slices Karl Ehmer Bacon 1 apple, cored and quartered 1 bag Karl Ehmer Sauerkraut, rinsed and strained 1/2 cup white wine Caraway seeds pepper to taste   Preparation:Place the two slices of bacon in a small pot and heat. When bacon begins to soften and grease [...]

Ham Potato Casserole

Yield: 4-6 Servings 1/2 cup of chopped onions 1 tablespoon of oil 1 cup of milk 4 or 5 potatoes, peeled and sliced 2 cups cubed Karl Ehmer Ham 1 1lb. fresh string beans (or 1 package of frozen) 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese (optional)   Preparation: Place sliced potatoes in a 13x9 baking dish, [...]

Potato Chorizo Tortilla

Yield: Makes about 30 appetizers - Olive oil - 1 large onion, thinly sliced - 1 pound potato, peeled and thinly sliced - 6 ounces Karl Ehmer Chorizo, casing removed, finely diced - 5 eggs - ¼ cup sour cream - ¼ cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano - ½ teaspoon salt - ¼ teaspoon black pepper [...]

Easy Jambalaya

Yield: 4-6 Servings - ½ teaspoon oregano - 1 teaspoon paprika - ½ teaspoon cayenne - ½ teaspoon salt - ¼ teaspoon black pepper - 1-14oz. pkg. of Karl Ehmer Andouille Sausage, sliced into rounds - 1 cup chopped onions - Cup chopped celery - ½ cup chopped green bell pepper - 4 cloves garlic, [...]

Grilled Sausage Fajitas

INGREDIENTS 12 flour Tortillas 1 12oz. can refried beans 16 oz. grated cheddar cheese additional topping suggestions salsa, mustard, relish, sautéed peppers and onions 8 of your favorite Karl Ehmer sausages such as Bratwurst, Krainerwurst, Frankfurters, etc.   Preparation Place Tortillas in an ovenproof dish, cover and place in the oven at 325 degrees. While [...]

Pinkelwurst And Kale Made Easy

INGREDIENTS 1 28oz.can of Lipperland Kale 2 Karl Ehmer Pinkelwurst 1 medium onion, chopped 2-3 cups of water   Preparation Peel casing from Pinkelwurst and place in saucepan with onions. Sauté onions and Pinkelwurst until they are completely blended. Add Kale and 2 cups of water. Return to a boil and stir all ingredients until [...]

Ham Quiche

INGREDIENTS 2 frozen deep dish pie shells (or your own homemade) 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons flour 3 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup milk 1 cup Karl Ehmer Ham, diced 1 cup cheddar cheese (or any other cheese of preference such as Swiss, American, etc) 1 cup chopped scallions   Preparation Pre-bake pie crust in 350 [...]

Ham Sauce

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons dry mustard 1/3 cup chili sauce 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 3/4 cup pineapple juice   Preparation Mix ingredients, cover and allow to simmer for a few minutes. Ladle over ham while hot.

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Bites

Ingredients 1 loaf English Muffin Bread or Pepperidge Farm Original White Bread, crusts cut off 1 (12-ounce) tub reduced fat cream cheese spread 1/2 cup chopped fresh chives 1 pound Double Smoked Bacon   Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside. Spread a thin layer of cream [...]

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

INGREDIENTS ½ pound dry elbow macaroni, prepared according to package directions and rinsed in cold water 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained (reserve ½ cup liquid for dressing) 2 cups cubed cooked Karl Ehmer ham ½ cup shredded carrot ¼ cup green onion Pineapple Dressing: ½ cup reserved pineapple juice ½ light mayonnaise ¼ [...]

Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon

INGREDIENTS 8 slices Karl Ehmer Double Smoked bacon, chopped 2 12-ounce packages frozen corn kernels, white or yellow 1/2 cup chopped onion, white, yellow or red 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, light or regular, cubed 1-2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 4 [...]

Bratwurst and Pea Mac and Cheese

INGREDIENTS 2 boxes Classic macaroni and cheese (6 oz each) 1 pound Karl Ehmer bratwurst 2 cups peas (fresh or frozen) 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup milk 1 cup extra white cheddar, shredded 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard   INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Boil large pot of water for the pasta. While you wait [...]

Andouille Bites

Ingredients 1 lb Karl Ehmer Andouille Sausage links 1 sheet frozen puff pastry non-stick cooking spray 1 egg lightly beaten, for brushing pastry (optional) Bauers Mustard   Directions Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Following the directions on the package, thaw the puff pastry. Once softened, divide the pastry sheet in half vertically, and place [...]

Bacon Wrapped Tater Tot

Ingredients 2 cups frozen tater tots, at room temperature 1 ounce sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1/4-inch squares 4 slices of Karl Ehmer Double Smoked Bacon, quartered 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a [...]


Ingredients 32 oz bag Frozen Hash Browns Cubed 32 oz box chicken broth low sodium can be used 1 can (10oz) cream of chicken soup do not add water 8oz package cream cheese not fat free 3 oz of Double Smoked Bacon diced 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1-2 pinches salt and pepper to taste [...]


Ingredients 1 (16 oz) package small shell pasta 1 medium onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 cup frozen peas 4 oz. cubed cheddar - or - 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 4 strips Double Smoked Bacon cooked and crumbled (optional) 2 cups mayo 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice 2 teaspoons dried [...]