Krautmus Recipe

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Annette Rinehart


My grandmother brought his recipe from Germany when she came here in 1927. It made the most out of cheap vegatables and a little meat. All of my family loves this recipe, it is good with pork chops, pork roast or on it's own with maybe a little bacon sprinkled on top.


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15 Min
20 Min


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1 large
head of cabbage (can use purple but makes dish pink-can be fun)
6 large
russet potatoes
1 small
1 stick
1 c
1 tsp
3 tsp
1 tsp
celery seed

How to Make Krautmus


  • 1Clean potatos and dice. (You can peel them if don't like the skins) Rinse under cool water.
    Dice onion, Cut cabbage into regular pieces and rinse under cool water. Put all into 6 quart pot.
  • 2Cover with water. Add salt and celery seed.
    Boil until fork tender. Drain water. Add butter, pepper and milk. Mash lightly.
  • 3Serve with pork chops, roast pork or sprinlke with crispy bacon bits.

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About Krautmus

Course/Dish: Sides, Potatoes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #potato, #Dish, #cabbage

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