Quick Choucroute Garnie

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Classic choucroute garnie combines sauerkraut, potatoes and a variety of meats. This version uses smoked sausage and is fast to get on the table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the sausage into 3-inch lengths, then halve lengthwise.
  2. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage, cut side down, and cook until browned on bottom, about 3 minutes.
  3. Turn over sausage; add onions, and sauté until onions are beginning to soften, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer until flavors blend, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
Most Helpful

This made a great, quick, warming lunch. It's so interesting how tastes differ. The previous reviewer liked the sweetness the wine added, but I'd prefer it without. Give me full-on sour any day. This did satisfy my need for a 'fix' of kraut. Made and enjoyed for Zaar World Tour.

Leggy Peggy June 04, 2008

Yummy! I cut some fat by using only 1 tbsp oil and using lowfat turkey smoked sausage. The white wine goes so well to sort of sweeten the sauerkraut. Thanx for posting this; I'll make it again.

*Parsley* June 03, 2008