Food & nutrition

12 German food ideas for Oktoberfest 2019

It's that time of year again! Grab a Bratwurst, order a beer and enjoy Oktoberfest WW-style.

Oktoberfest 2019: Sunday 21 September - Sunday 6 October


Oktoberfest is just around the corner, and what better excuse to enjoy sausages, schnitzel and strudel? (Washed down with a beer, of course!)

So save your Weeklies and stockpile your rollovers, and cook up a Bavarian feast using the recipes below.

Then, scroll down to discover top tips for staying on track, including how many SmartPoints® are in your favourite tipple.

What are SmartPoints?

Our recipes are all SmartPoints (SP) friendly, but alcohol can quickly eat into your Budget. Bottled beer, for example: a Becks is 3SP, a Budweiser is 4SP and a Corona is 5SP. A pint of lager is typically 5SP, and a bottle of Strongbow is 4SP.

Whether you're hosting a German-themed gathering, heading to an Oktoberfest event in the UK or jetting off to Germany for an authentic celebration, here's everything you need to know.