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sour kraut soup

Recipe by
Diane Behlmer
Rocky Ridge, OH

This is an old Amish recipe that I have changed a bit over the years. It is amazing! Great served with seedless rye or pumpernickel bread. Hope you enjoy.

yield 4 to 6
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sour kraut soup

  • 2 lb
    fresh kielbasa
  • 2 can
    the large ones sour kraut
  • 1 qt
    half and half
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream
  • 1 stick
    real butter
  • 1 tsp

How To Make sour kraut soup

  • 1
    Add fresh kielbasa and and about a 1/2 cup of water to heavy soup pot or dutch oven. Cover and simmer till mostly cooked. Remove lid and brown meat.
  • 2
    Remove meat from pot. Cut in bite size pieces. Add the juice from the cans of sour kraut. bring to a simmer to get the bits from the bottom of pan.
  • 3
    Add the sour kraut, cut kielbasa, half and half, cream, butter, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • 4
    simmer on low till slightly thickened.