Easy Sauerkraut and Sausages

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

Made at my husband's request. I like quick and easy meals, and this is definitely one!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

5 slice
bacon, diced
1 pkg
of 5 fully cooked sausages (i use octoberfest brand)
1
24 oz jar of sauerkraut
1 pkg
onion soup mix
3/4 c
beef or chicken broth
rolls or hot dog buns (need at least 5 rolls)
butter
salt and pepper to taste
mustard, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown diced bacon in large skillet. Use small amount of butter if needed. Once bacon is crisp, remove from skillet.
2
Score the sausages with a knife (cut 2-3 shallow slits into two sides of each sausage). Place the sausages in the skillet and brown them in the bacon grease. Once browned, remove and set to the side.
3
**If you like the vinegar flavor of the kraut, no need to rinse, but if you like a milder flavor, rinse the kraut in cold water.** Add sauerkraut to the skillet (there may be a small amount of bacon grease still in the skillet; if there is more than a teaspoon or so, remove excess). Add the onion soup mix, the broth and the bacon; add salt and pepper to taste. Toss together. Cover and cook on medium heat for about 5-10 minutes to heat through, stirring occasionally.
4
Add sausages to the top of the kraut. Lower heat. Cook on low for about 20 minutes.
5
Just before kraut is done, butter the insides of the rolls and broil in oven until toasted. Put mustard, a sausage and kraut into each bun and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy