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In the March edition, we asked our readers to send us their best currywurst recipes. The occasion was the 45th anniversary of the original currywurst produced in the in-house butcher’s shop in Wolfsburg. Today we are printing some of those recipes. We hope you have fun trying them!

Currywurst Salad

Submitted by Anja Meier

Ingredients
(serves approx. 10)

  • 600 g Volkswagen currywurst
  • 2 chunkily chopped onions
  • 300 ml tomato ketchup
  • Corn
  • Kidney beans
  • Bell peppers
  • Vinegar
  • Curry powder
  • Sugar
  • Salt and pepper

How to prepare
Fry the sliced currywurst and chopped onion. Add finely chopped bell peppers, corn and kidney beans.

For the sauce
Bring the tomato ketchup, vinegar and curry powder to a boil and season with sugar, salt and pepper. Then stir the sauce thoroughly into the mixture and allow to cool.

Currywurst Skewers

Submitted by Bärbel Hagedorn

Ingredients
(serves 4)

  • 4 Volkswagen currywursts
  • 5 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika• Salt• Pepper
  • 5 small onions
  • 1/2 bunch of thyme
  • 500 g tomatoes
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 250 g Volkswagen curry ketchup
  • 1 green and 1 red bell pepper
  • Skewers

How to prepare
Sauté the chopped onions and chopped tomatoes in a pan with hot oil. Add the thyme and curry powder, allow to simmer for 5 minutes, then add ketchup and season with salt and pepper. Cut the currywurst into slices. Wash the peppers and cut them into pieces. Peel the onions and cut into sections. Stick the sausage, peppers and onions on the skewers in an alternating pattern and fry in oil. Add the sauce to the skewers before serving.

Currywurst Casserole

Submitted by Bernd Schnittke

Ingredients

  • Volkswagen currywurst
  • Sliced bread
  • Strained tomatoes
  • Ketchup
  • Honey
  • Curry powder
  • Gouda
  • Crème fraîche

How to prepare
Heat the oil in the pan and fry the sausages for about 8 minutes. Quickly toast the sliced bread in a toaster. Mix the strained tomatoes with the Volkswagen ketchup and honey (only a small amount) and season with curry powder, salt and pepper. Cut the sausage into pieces and place them evenly throughout a casserole dish. Pour the tomato mixture over the top,cut the toast slices diagonally in half and arrange on top in a fan-like formation.


Thoroughly mix the gouda with the crème fraîche. Spread the cheese mixture on the toast slices and bake for approx. 30 minutes at 190 degrees Celsius. Dust the casserolewith curry powder and serve with a green salad.

Currywurst with Mango Chutney

Submitted by Paul Jacobi

Ingredients

  • 3 small red onions
  • 15 g root ginger
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 150 mL white wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp curry powder + a little extra to sprinkle
  • 1 can (425 mL) strained tomatoes
  • 4 Volkswagen currywursts
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • Pepper
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 1/2 bunch flat leaf parsley

How to prepare
Peel the onion and the ginger, finely dice both. Place the sugar and onion in a pan and caramelize while stirring occasionally. Add the ginger, vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp curry powder and tomatoes. Allow to simmer at a low heat for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.


In the meantime, cut into each of the sausages a few times. Heat the oil in a pan. Fry the sausages for 8 to 10 minutes, turning them as needed. Season the chutney with salt, pepper and sugar. Remove the stone from the mango.


Peel and dice the fruit. Wash the parsley, shake it dry, pluck the leaves and chop them into fine pieces, saving a few for the garnish. Stir into the sauce with the mango. Arrange the currywurst on plates with the chutney. Sprinkle the remaining curry powder on top. Garnish with parsley. Goes well with ciabatta.

Currywurst Wrapped in a Fluffy Omelet

Submitted by Yingjia Jin

Ingredients for the filling
(for 2 to 3 servings)

  • 2 Volkswagen currywursts
  • 120 g different vegetables (e.g. corn, peas, red bell pepper)
  • 200 g rice
  • 1/3 cucumber
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp Volkswagen spiced ketchup for garnish


Ingredients for 1 omelet

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp milk

Preparing the filling
First, cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet. Meanwhile, cut the Volkswagen currywurst into bite-sized pieces and dice the cucumber and the carrots. Heat the olive oil in a pan and quickly braise the vegetables, so they are still slightly crunchy. Add the Volkswagen currywurst and season with salt and pepper. Then stir in the rice and heat all the ingredients in the pan, stirring constantly.


Preparing the omelet

Whisk the eggs and milk together in a bowl. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the egg to the pan and distribute evenly to form a nice, thin layer of egg. When the egg starts to cook underneath but is still soft on top, turn down the heat. When both sides are cooked through, place some of the filling on the omelet. Fold both sides of the omelet into the middle to cover the rice. Take the folded omelet out of the pan and serve with the closed side facing up. To finish, garnish the omelet with Volkswagen spiced ketchup.

Currywurst Pita

Submitted by Stefanie Schmidt

Ingredients

  • 450 g wheat flour 550
  • 350 g wheat flour 1050
  • ½ cube fresh yeast
  • 150 g yogurt
  • approx. 1 tsp salt
  • Black cumin
  • Sea salt
  • 25 g neutral vegetable oil (such as sunflower oil)
  • Enough water to create a smooth dough


Additional ingredients

  • Iceberg lettuce (finely shredded)
  • Volkswagen currywurst (heat up in the oven and finely slice)
  • Volkswagen curry ketchup
  • Curry powder

How to prepare
Combine all of the ingredients and leave in a warm place for around 30 minutes. Next, sprinkle the work surface with a little flour, roll out the dough to 1 centimeter thick, and cut out the pita at the desired size. Coat with a little oil, black cumin, and freshly ground sea salt. Bake in the oven for approximately 20 minutes at 200°C (400°F) fan.

Cut into the pita along one side to form a pocket. Fill with salad, slices of currywurst, curry ketchup, and curry powder.

Toast VW

Submitted by Ralf Großmann

Ingredients

  • Toast
  • Butter
  • Cheese slices (Gouda)
  • Volkswagen currywurst
  • Volkswagen curry ketchup

 

How to prepare
Butter the toast and slice the Volkswagen currywurst lengthways. Place either smaller or larger slices on the piece of toast, spread with Volkswagen curry ketchup to taste, and cover with a slice of cheese. Cook in a preheated oven for 10-15 minutes at 180°C (350°F).

Currywurst Flammkuchen (German Pizza)

Submitted by Laura-Christin Beyer

Ingredients
(serves 2)

  • 1 roll Chilled pizza dough
  • 2 pcs Volkswagen currywurst (approx. 150 g each)
  • 200 g Currywurst sauce
  • 3 heaped tbsp Fried onions
    A little Spicy, grated cheese ('Spätzlekäse' if you can find it, Gouda or Emmental if not)
  • A little Curry powder

How to prepare
Roll out the dough - and the accompanying baking parchment - onto a baking tray. Spread the currywurst sauce evenly over the dough. Slice the Volkswagen currywurst (not too thinly) and spread over the dough. Sprinkle the fried onions over the currywurst and top with a little grated cheese. The currywurst slices should still be clearly visible.
Cook in a preheated oven for 13-15 minutes at 200°C (400°F). Sprinkle with a little curry powder after removing from the oven.

Currywurst Shashlik

Submitted by Matthias Köchy

Ingredients

  • Volkswagen currywurst
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Emmental
  • Mozzarella
  • Volkswagen ketchup

How to prepare
Slice the currywurst into pieces approx. 2 centimeters thick and add to the skewer, alternating with the cherry tomatoes and cubes of Emmental (also cut into 2-centimeter pieces), until there is no room left. The currywurst slices should be the star of the show, of course. ;-)

Next, sear the skewers before placing on a baking tray and sprinkling with a little mozzarella. Finish cooking in the oven for 10 minutes at 180°C (350°F). Finally, heat up a bottle of Volkswagen ketchup in a pan to serve with your finished Currywurst Shashlik and a tasty portion of fries.