Our new line of gourmet carts coming soon: SausageMeister

Announcing Über Delicious Homemade Sausages On-The-Go

Miami, FL – Old Heidelberg Deli (www.oldheidelbergdeli.com), a traditional German deli that has served South Florida for over 15 years, announces the launch of its brand new line of gourmet homemade sausage carts. SausageMeister offers customers a variety of Old Heidelberg Deli’s German and European classics on-the-go, at locations and events throughout South Florida.

SausageMeister carts will feature fresh, homemade, gourmet sausages, sandwiches, schnitzels, and more. All high-quality products, including the freshly baked breads, are produced at the Ft. Lauderdale deli production facility. SausageMeister carts will be found at local pop-up locations, community events and private catering functions.

“I am absolutely thrilled to launch a brand new line of gourmet sausage carts. With SausageMeister, we are now able to share our German and European classics with the community in a broader way, offering high-quality products they won’t be able to get anywhere else,” said Mark A. Kuehl, Owner and Managing Director of Old Heidelberg Deli and SausageMeister.

To book SausageMeister for an upcoming catering event or to find out where the carts will be located, call 954-463-3880, or visit SausageMeister’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/SausageMeister. Like the page to get our updates.

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Roasted Pork Shanks

A delicious recipe that can be used throughout the holidays.


  • 3lbs Pork Shanks
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. caraway
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 300 ml meat stock or broth
  • 200 ml beer
  • Flour or cornstarch to thicken sauce


  1. Rinse the shanks and pat dry. Use a knife to cut the skin but do not cut through the fat layer.
  2. In a mortar crush mince garlic, salt, caraway and pepper. Rub the shanks with the seasoning. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Peel onion and slice into large pieces. Heat oil in a roasting pan and fry the shanks until browned. Add the onion and sauté them, add broth and put roasting pan in oven for approx. 2 1/2 hrs. turning and basting with the broth and beer (make sure the bottom of the pan is always covered with liquid).
  4. Increase the temperature to 450F the last 30 min. Remove from oven when shanks are crispy.
  5. Serve and Enjoy!
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Sausage and Potato Salad

Sausage and Potato Salad (serves 4) – Try this delicious and easy to make salad, ideal for your 4th of July celebration.


  • 9 oz. steamed  green beans (fresh or frozen)
  • 9 oz. “Old Heidelberg Deli” Bierschinken or Jagdwurst or Bologna
  • 15 oz. cooked potatoes
  • 1 bundle red radish
  • 1 bundle parsley
  • 2 small onions
  • 1 bundle chive
  • 1 Tbs. Mustard
  • 2 Tbs. Red wine Vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbs. Heavy Cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt, white pepper and sugar


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the potatoes; boil about 25 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool. Cut potatoes into quarters and place in a large bowl.

  1. Cook string beans in salt water, boil potatoes for about 25 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into quarters.
  3. Cut sausage into strips.
  4. Clean radish and cut into thin slices, peel onion and cut into thin rings, wash parsley and chop finely.
  5. Place ingredients in a bowl and mix together.

Salad Dressing

  1. In a bowl mix together mustard, vinegar, oil, egg yolk and heavy cream. Add salt, white pepper and sugar to taste.
  2. Pour dressing over the salad and mix all ingredients together, cut chive in small rolls, sprinkle over salad.

Remember: Salad tastes best if prepared an hour before serving.

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White Asparagus in Hollandaise Sauce with Ham and Potatoes

Preparing the white asparagus:

White asparagus has a tough, bitter peel that must be removed before cooking. Follow these classic steps in preparing the treasured vegetable in Germany.


  • 16 cups water
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 lbs. fresh white asparagus


  1. Bring water, salt, lemon juice, and butter to a simmer in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Trim about 1/2″ from the ends of white asparagus and peel the thin skin from each with a vegetable peeler.
  3. Place the peeled asparagus in small tied bundles, place bundles into bowling water, increase heat to medium-high and cook asparagus until tender about 8-30 min.
  4. Remove bundles from water and drain on paper towels.
Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. of white asparagus
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 400 – 500 g of OHD Westphalia Ham
  • 2-3 lbs. new baby potatoes
  • 1 stick of butter
  • salt
  • nutmeg
Hollandaise Sauce

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice


  1. Cook white asparagus as described above.
  2. Boil potatoes for about 20 min., arrange the ham on a plate.
  3. Pour Hollandaise sauce ingredients in a food processor and run for 90 seconds. Melt butter in a saucepan. Pour melted butter in the processor until sauce thickens.
  4. Place the white asparagus and cooked potatoes into a serving plate, pour sauce over the asparagus and serve with ham.
  5. Serve and Enjoy!
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OHD Filled Onions

A quick recipe that is delicious and easy to make, perfect as an appetizer or a main entree.


  • 4 Large Onions
  • 9 oz. Old Heidelberg Deli Onion Mett
  • 20 oz. Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Gouda
  • 16 fl.oz Vegetable Stock
  • 1 tsp. Butter
  • 1 tsp. Oil
  • 1 tsp. Tomato paste
  • 3.75 oz. Herb Cream Cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Nutmeg


  1. Cut a lid from the onions and chop finely. Hollow out the onions.
  2. Pour 13 oz. of broth into a large pot with enough water until liquid is about 1 in. high. Add onions and cook covered for about 10 min.
  3. Peel potatoes, dice and cook for 20 min. in a pot with salted water.
  4. Remove onions from pot and set aside, in the large pot combine onion broth, vegetable stock, cream cheese, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. In a separate pot bring to boil the milk and butter
  6. Cook onion mett on a skillet with oil add onions, stir tomato paste, broth and simmer until the liquid has evaporated.
  7. Mash the potatoes, add the milk and season with salt and nutmeg. Fold in the mett and fill the onions with the mett and potato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Place the filled onions in a casserole dish and bake for 20 min. at 350F.
  9. Serve and Enjoy!
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OHD Special Sandwich

Try this quick and easy Sandwich recipe perfect for any occasion!

Serves 4

  • 8 slices sourdough bread or other German bread
  • 4 slices Bavarian Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices Finnlandia cheese
  • 4 slices Gouda cheese
  • 1/2 lb. deli turkey, this sliced
  • 1/2 lb. OHD boiled ham
  • 1/2 lb. sandwich pepperoni
  • 1/2 lb. black Kassel Hungarian  style salami
  • pepperoni peppers, cut into rings
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  1. Heat grill
  2. Place 1 slice of Bavarian Swiss cheese on each of the 4 slices of bread
  3. Place 1 slice of Finnlandia cheese on each of the other 4 slices of bread
  4. Top one slice with the Gouda, pepperoni, salami and pepperoncini
  5. Top the other slice with the Finnlandia cheese, turkey, and boiled ham
  6. Place the two halves of the sandwiches together
  7. Brush the top side of the sandwich with the melted butter
  8. Place the sandwich butter side down on the grill
  9. Brush the other side with melted butter
  10. Grill till bread is toasted and the cheese has melted

A George Foreman grill works great with these sandwiches but even a stove top grill would work……..Enjoy!

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German Bratwurst with Green Peppers and Onions

Try this delicious quick recipe made with our Homemade Bratwurst perfect for the Holidays or any other special occasion!


  • 3 Lbs. Old Heidelberg Deli Homemade Bratwurst
  • 3 Green Peppers, cut into strips
  • 2 medium Onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Dry Sherry
  • 1/3 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 tbsp. Basil
  • 1 tbsp. Oregano


  1. Place Bratwursts in large skillet or frying pan with olive oil, cook over medium heat until sausage is browned on all sides. Transfer Bratwursts to a plate.
  2. In the same frying pan sauté onions, green peppers, basil, and oregano until onions are golden brown.
  3. Add garlic and tomatoes to pan and let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Add Sherry to pan and cook over high heat until absorbed. Add Bratwursts and cream to pan and mix well.
  5. Serve with green salad and baguette …….Enjoy!
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Meat Stuffed Zucchini

An easy recipe that is delicious for zucchini, squash and green peppers. You can also fill your vegetable of choice with any other meat.


  • 8 Zucchini’s
  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef
  • 4 Onions
  • 150 g grated Parmesan
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 20 small branches Thyme
  • 3 branches Rosemary
  • 2 small cans of peeled Tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2 bunch of flat Parsley
  • Salt
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Olive Oil


  1. Wash the zucchini, remove seeds and pulp, and trim the ends. Cut zucchini lengthwise in half. Cut small slices of the zucchini to be added to the meat filling and sauce.
  2. Sauté 2 chopped onions, finely chopped garlic, and chopped parsley in a skillet with olive oil.
  3. In a large bowl, combine half of the chopped thyme leaves, grated Parmesan cheese, ground beef, and onion mixture. Add the small zucchini slices to the ground beef mixture. Fill the zucchini with the beef mixture.
  4. For the sauce, sauté two chopped onions, crumbled bay leaf, remaining zucchini slices, thyme, rosemary, and tomatoes.  Add salt and cayenne pepper to taste.
  5. Pour sauce mixture in an oven proof dish and place the filled zucchini on top.
  6. Bake in a preheated over at 350-360°F for 45 minutes or until crispy.
  7. Serve with baguette or rice and Enjoy!

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Melon Salad “Parma” Recipe

A delicious refreshing Melon Salad “Parma” for your next BBQ party, goes along great with your choice of Old Heidelberg Deli Brats and our Homemade Bread.


  • 1/2 Honey-melon
  • 1/2 Watermelon
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 2 to 3 Green Onions
  • 175g Old Heidelberg Deli ‘Alpen’ or ‘Bauernschinken’
  • 175g Plain Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. Sour Cream
  • 4 tbsp. Milk
  • 1 tbsp. Chopped Dill
  • Juice of One Lemon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Sugar


  1. Chop melons and cucumbers (peeled) into 1/2 inch cubes, slice your choice of ham into strips and the onions into rounds, set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine Yogurt, Sour Cream, Milk, Lemon Juice, and Dill, add salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Add the chopped Melons, Cucumber, Onions, and Ham, mix together lightly.
  3. Let the salad sit in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
  4. Serve chilled and Enjoy!

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German Recipes

Looking for a yummy German recipe? Take a look at our “Recipes” page. If you have a great German recipe that you would like to share, please submit your recipe, and it may get featured as “Recipe of the Month”.

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