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sauerkraut balls

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Lillian Russo
Long Island, NY

Ohio is well known for their Sauerkraut Balls and now so am I, because my guests loved this! This tastes like a cheese dog with sauerkraut! I served this with yellow mustard for dipping. This recipe was posted on the Internet by a cook named Verondear.

(4 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For sauerkraut balls

  • 1 lb
    smoked kielbasa-minced
  • 1 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
    corn oil
  • 1-16 oz
    can sauerkraut-well drained and finely chopped
  • 1-8 oz
    cream cheese-softened
  • 2 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1 lg
    egg-lightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How To Make sauerkraut balls

  • 1
    Cook onion in a skillet with 1 tbls. oil, over medium high heat, until onions are soft, about 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  • 2
    Then mix the cooked onions,chopped sauerkraut, cream cheese, cayenne pepper and minced kielbasa together.
  • 3
    Cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 2 hours.
  • 4
    Mix egg in another small bowl.
  • 5
    Place seasoned bread crumbs in a medium bowl.
  • 6
    Roll the chilled sausage mixture into 1 inch balls.
  • 7
    Dredge sausage balls, one at a time, in the egg mixture and then in the bread crumbs.
  • 8
    Bake sausage balls in a preheated 350F oven until golden brown (approximately 15 minutes)
  • 9
    This recipe makes about 44 balls. Serve with yellow mustard for dipping.

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