Polish Sausage and Kraut

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Adapted from a recipe by Natalie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut sausage into slices.
  2. If using bulk sausage, break it apart as it browns when cooking.
  3. In 2 tablespoons of butter, saute sausage, celery, onion, and green bell pepper until meat is browned and vegetables are cooked.
  4. Drain any fat.
  5. Add kraut, tomatoes with liquid, brown sugar and seasonings to the sausage in pan.
  6. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes, adding a small amount of water or tomato juice if necessary.
  7. Remove bay leaf, and serve over mashed potatoes, if desired.
Most Helpful

This recipe is so different from the standard with apples and brown sugar. It's really tasty!!!, Lorie; and quick to make. I cut the recipe in half; but would recommend only cutting the sugar by 1/3--but that's just my tastes. Made for Photo Swap in Cooking Photos.

Caroline Cooks January 15, 2008