Grandma's Creamy Sauerkraut and Pasta Casserole

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Got this recipe from my mom. She used to make this with my dad's mom, who they lived with when they first got married...it was grandpas favorite...I made this today - and I'm telling you it was delicious..I will make it again tomorrow for card club St.Patty party! Mmmmm


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
package egg noodles,cooked al dente
1 large
jar or bag of sauerkraut,drained
3 Tbsp
bacon fat,(lard)
1 lb
smoked sausage, sliced
1 large
onion, chopped
3 Tbsp
butter
2 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup(10 3/4 oz. ea.)
1/2 c
milk
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 medium
yellow or red bell pepper, diced
s / p
to taste
garnishes
feta cheese and rice wine or balsamic vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^. Grease or spray a large casserole;set aside.
Drain sauerkraut and fry in a large skillet with the bacon fat for 10 minutes. Stir in sausage slices and fry for 10 minutes more. Pour mixture into a large bowl or pan. Set aside.
2
In the same skillet add the butter, onions, garlic, yellow pepper and fry until tender. Add the soup and milk to the skillet mixture and stir to combine. Add cooked noodles-stir to combine.
3
Pour this vegetable and mushroom soup mixture over the sausage/ sauerkraut mixture. Stir to combine. Pour into prepared casserole. Lightly season with salt and pepper or to taste.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bubbly and heated through.
Top each serving with crumbled feta and a splash of rice wine vinegar...enjoy!
NOTE: This casserole freezes well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Hungarian