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brats & sauerkraut

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Charmar K
., TX

Got this recipe from my Austrian side of the family after I tried it. The aroma makes your mouth water...

★★★★★ 1
serves 3
prep time 10 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For brats & sauerkraut

  • 1 pkg
    good brats (5-6)
  • 32 oz jar
    sauerkraut with liquid
  • 1 bag
    baby carrots
  • 2 lg
    russet potatoes, peeled & quartered lengthwise

How To Make brats & sauerkraut

  • 1
    Place raw brats in bottom of crockpot. Then layer (peeled, quartered lengthwise) russet potatoes on top of brats. Then layer bag baby carrots on top of potatoes. Then pour entire jar and liquid from jar of sauerkraut on top of carrots (the jar usually has more liquid, but you can used canned also).
  • 2
    Put the lid on the crockpot and cook for 4 hours. *Important, do not lift the lid during cooking, "you'll break the seal", according to my uncle :)
  • 3
    When ready to eat, you can slighlty mash the potato and carrots with your fork and topped with a little butter if desired, and then eat with brat and sauerkraut. My mouth was watering during the typing of this recipe...enjoy!