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easy sauerkraut and sausages

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Traci Coleman
Vancouver, WA

Made at my husband's request. I like quick and easy meals, and this is definitely one!

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For easy sauerkraut and sausages

  • 5 slice
    bacon, diced
  • 1 pkg
    of 5 fully cooked sausages (i use octoberfest brand)
  • 1
    24 oz jar of sauerkraut
  • 1 pkg
    onion soup mix
  • 3/4 c
    beef or chicken broth
  • rolls or hot dog buns (need at least 5 rolls)
  • butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • mustard, if desired

How To Make easy sauerkraut and sausages

  • 1
    Brown diced bacon in large skillet. Use small amount of butter if needed. Once bacon is crisp, remove from skillet.
  • 2
    Score the sausages with a knife (cut 2-3 shallow slits into two sides of each sausage). Place the sausages in the skillet and brown them in the bacon grease. Once browned, remove and set to the side.
  • 3
    **If you like the vinegar flavor of the kraut, no need to rinse, but if you like a milder flavor, rinse the kraut in cold water.** Add sauerkraut to the skillet (there may be a small amount of bacon grease still in the skillet; if there is more than a teaspoon or so, remove excess). Add the onion soup mix, the broth and the bacon; add salt and pepper to taste. Toss together. Cover and cook on medium heat for about 5-10 minutes to heat through, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Add sausages to the top of the kraut. Lower heat. Cook on low for about 20 minutes.
  • 5
    Just before kraut is done, butter the insides of the rolls and broil in oven until toasted. Put mustard, a sausage and kraut into each bun and enjoy!

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