Mom-Mom's Sauerkraut Soup

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READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Patti McD

The ultimate in comfort food in our house. This was on the stove every time we walked into my grandmother's house. I sat at her side and faithfully transcribed every step. This is printed as I make it now because she used Crisco as a thickener and I won't even buy it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs cabbage, shredded
  • 2 lbs pork loin
  • 1 (28 ounce) can sauerkraut, juice and all
  • salt and pepper


  1. Put pork in bottom of large soup pot.
  2. Cover with cabbage and sauerkraut.
  3. Fill with water to top of pot and cook for 4-5 hours.
  4. Season to taste after cooking for a few hours.

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