Wurstsalat nach «Schäfli»-Art mit Käse Der scharfe Maxx

«Schäfli»-style sausage salad

Thurgau-based, Michelin-starred chef Christian Kuchler loves sausage salad! Pssst – he's given away his secret recipe specially to Studer cheesemakers! And one thing's clear to us now: The crowning glory of this sausage salad is the wild character of our «Der scharfe Maxx» cheese. Simple to prepare, this recipe with cheese always leaves a lasting impression!

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serves 4 Personen
4 piece Schrofen-Klöpfer/Cervelat sausages
200 g «Der scharfe Maxx», grated with a potato grater
2 tbsp Ketchup
4 piece gherkins cut into discs
1/4 Chinese cabbage, finely sliced
4 piece spring onions, cut into segments
4 tbsp chopped chives
4 tbsp sliced parsley
4 tbsp sweetcorn
2 piece onions, sliced
2 piece garlic cloves
2 tbsp Meaux mustard seeds
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 dl chicken stock light
2 tbsp horseradish
20 piece basil leaves
50 g egg yolk, fresh
1 dl sherry vinegar
1 dl Kressi vinegar
1 dl white balsamic
3 dl Tuscan olive oil
7 dl sunflower oil
salt, white pepper, still mineral water


  1. Salad

    Halve the sausages lengthways and cut into thin discs.

    Mix all the ingredients, adding the salad dressing to taste. Garnish with chopped chives.

  2. Dressing

    Boil together the first six ingredients and leave to cool.

    Combine the basil, egg yolk, vinegar, and cooled ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

    Slowly mix them together with the oils to form a creamy sauce. Season the mixture and, if necessary, dilute it with mineral water.

    Pour the dressing into bottles and store in the fridge. Shake well before use!

    Makes approx. 1.5l of salad dressing

Recipe from

Christian Kuchler

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Werbegrafik für den Käse «Der scharfe Maxx»
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«Der scharfe Maxx»

In 2003, Studer cheesemakers gave the world a new cheese that didn’t hold with noble restraint. «Der scharfe Maxx» proved to be confident, assertive, and even somewhat cheeky – and, thanks to its refreshing personality, was quickly surrounded by friends. Produced with love, passion, and Swiss raw milk, «Der scharfe Maxx» is a natural, aromatic, and utterly delicious cheese for connoisseurs. Its melt-in-the-mouth texture and extra-tangy taste make this cheese an absolute culinary joy.

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