German Sauerkraut Recipe

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German Sauerkraut

Cheryl Miller

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@traflet

Wonderfully flavorful, this dish is actually better when reheated the next day.


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Rating:

Serves:

10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 qt
sauerkraut
4 Tbsp
lard, bacon fat or butter
1 large
onion, minced
2 medium
apples, peeled and chopped
3 - 4 c
beef stock
1 Tbsp
caraway seeds
1 Tbsp
flour dissolved in a little cold water
salt, if needed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse sauerkraut in a colander and press out excess liquid. Heat fat in big dutch oven, saute onion and apple till light brown. Add kraut, stir to coat with fat, cover and cook on low heat 10 minutes or more.
2
Add enough stock to almost cover kraut, add caraway seed, cover and cook on low heat 1 1/2 to 2 hours, adding more liquid if needed.
3
Stir in the flour and water, cook about 5 minutes more.
4
For Weinkraut, use 3/4 cup wine for part of stock.
Best when reheated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German