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grandma's creamy sauerkraut and pasta casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

Got this recipe from my mom. She used to make this with my dad's mom, who they lived with when they first got was grandpas favorite...I made this today - and I'm telling you it was delicious..I will make it again tomorrow for card club St.Patty party! Mmmmm

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grandma's creamy sauerkraut and pasta casserole

  • 8 oz
    package egg noodles,cooked al dente
  • 1 lg
    jar or bag of sauerkraut,drained
  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon fat,(lard)
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 can
    cream of mushroom soup(10 3/4 oz. ea.)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 md
    yellow or red bell pepper, diced
  • s / p
    to taste
  • garnishes
    feta cheese and rice wine or balsamic vinegar

How To Make grandma's creamy sauerkraut and pasta casserole

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Grease or spray a large casserole;set aside. Drain sauerkraut and fry in a large skillet with the bacon fat for 10 minutes. Stir in sausage slices and fry for 10 minutes more. Pour mixture into a large bowl or pan. Set aside.
  • 2
    In the same skillet add the butter, onions, garlic, yellow pepper and fry until tender. Add the soup and milk to the skillet mixture and stir to combine. Add cooked noodles-stir to combine.
  • 3
    Pour this vegetable and mushroom soup mixture over the sausage/ sauerkraut mixture. Stir to combine. Pour into prepared casserole. Lightly season with salt and pepper or to taste. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bubbly and heated through. Top each serving with crumbled feta and a splash of rice wine vinegar...enjoy! NOTE: This casserole freezes well.