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dave's crock-pot, sausage, sauerkraut and potatoes

a recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

If you enjoy smoked sausage and sauerkraut, then you'll enjoy this hearty main dish along with a few red potatoes as well.

serves Yields 8 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For dave's crock-pot, sausage, sauerkraut and potatoes

  • 7 small red potatoes, un-peeled, rinsed with water and quartered
  • 1 (24-oz.) jar german style sauerkraut, undrained
  • additional 8-ounces of german style sauerkraut, including some of the juice, from another (24-ounce jar of sauerkraut).
  • 2-(12-oz.) packages hillshire farm beef smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of mccormick caraway seed
  • 2 bay leaves

How To Make dave's crock-pot, sausage, sauerkraut and potatoes

  • 1
    Place the sauerkraut (along with the juice from one 24-ounce jar of sauerkraut), in a large crock-pot.
  • 2
    Also add "half of the juice and 8-ounces of sauerkraut" from another (24-oz.) jar of German Style Sauerkraut jar, to the crock-pot as well.
  • 3
    Now add the smoked sausage, coarse ground black pepper, and caraway seed; stir to combine.
  • 4
    Place the slices of sausage on top; stir to combine; then place the bay leaves on top.
  • 5
    Cover, and cook 4 hours on "High". (Remove bay leaves before serving.)
  • 6
    Yields 8 serving.