sauerkraut balls

★★★★★ 4
a 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
serves 10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For sauerkraut balls

  • 1 lb
    smoked kielbasa-minced
  • 1 lg
    onion-minced
  • 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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