Finnish Sauerkraut Soup

Finnish Sauerkraut Soup

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Elaine Douglas


I don't know where I got this recipe. It is a delicious main course served with rye bread, cheese, cold cuts.
Then off to the sauna and a roll in the snow.


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10 Min
2 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    beef; trimmed of fat and cut into small cubes
  • 1
    ham bone or a few chunks of smoked ham
  • 3 c
  • 6 c
    beef stock
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 10
    whole allspice
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    garnish with dollops of sour cream

How to Make Finnish Sauerkraut Soup


  1. Place all ingredients into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer. partially covered, for about 2 1/2 hours over medium-low heat.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove allspice and bay leaves.
  3. When ready to serve, ladle into bowls and top with a spoonful of thick sour cream.

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About Finnish Sauerkraut Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy

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