Kraut Kuchen

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Ilse Weitz

My husband being Volga Deutsch, always talked about some of what he called Depression Meals while living home as a boy. Being from Northern Germany, I had never heard of Kraut Kuchen so this recipe came from his mother.

Top Review by dedemiami

These are fantastic. I've been making them for years. The only thing I do different is use thawed frozen bread dough instead of the hot roll mix. Also, you can make appetizers by rolling up the meat/cabbage mixture in egg roll wrappers and deep fry. Yummy. We use a hot mustard sauce to dip them in.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion with ground chuck in one frying pan and the cabbage in another.
  2. Salt and pepper to your taste.
  3. Let simmer until done and then drain well.
  4. Prepare hot dough mix.
  5. Divide into 12 equal amounts and roll dough extremely thin.
  6. Place handful of meat-cabbage mixture in center and fold corners into center.
  7. Set folded side down on a greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F until brown, 20 25 minutes.

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