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great and easy sauerkraut casserole

Recipe by
Rose Michaelsen
Tallahassee, FL

This recipe will even turn those who do NOT like and cannot tolerate sauerkraut into lovers of this casserole. It is absolutely so easy it can be done on the stovetop or in the microwave or oven. I have used it OFTEN.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Rice Cooker

Ingredients For great and easy sauerkraut casserole

  • 1 1/2 c
    rice (brown, white, jasmine or basmati)
  • 3 1/2 c
    water to cook rice
  • 1 can
    frank's kraut with caraway seeds
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 can
    golden mushroom or cream of mushroom soup
  • salt to season rice (use sparingly. sauerkraut is salty)

How To Make great and easy sauerkraut casserole

  • 1
    First cook rice in 3 1/2 cups water with a small amount of salt (about half of what you would normally use) in rice cooker or on stove top for recommended time until tender.
  • 2
    While rice is cooking, crumble and brown ground turkey and drain of juices.
  • 3
    Open kraut and mix in with the cooked rice, juice and all. Mix in the browned meat, and the soup undiluted.
  • 4
    You basically can eat it as soon as all the ingredients are combined (my kids do this) or you can put it in a casserole dish and bake until bubbly or microwave until heated through. It gets even better with time, and the next day the flavors have really had time to mingle.