Mom's Sauerkraut

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Dee514

Having married into a Polish family, I had to learn to cook sauerkraut "properly," as it was frequently served as an accompaniment to pork, ham and homemade kielbasa. This is how my M-I-L taught me to make it.

Top Review by Dienia B.

my mil is czech and i had to learn to make things properly too lol this is great i love the shredded poatoe in it dee adding a bouillion cube is nice

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a Dutch oven or a heavy saucepan.
  2. Add onion and cook until golden yellow.
  3. Stir in sauerkraut and 1/2 cup water, cook for about 8 minutes.
  4. Add potato and caraway seed, mix well.
  5. Pour in about 2 cups of boiling water.
  6. Cook uncovered over low heat for 30 minutes.
  7. Cover, and continue cooking for 30 minutes longer.
  8. If it starts to dry out, add the additional 1/2 cup of boiling water.

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