66 Reviews

Oh my my my!!! This was to die for. I've had the recipe saved in my cookbook forever and finally found the right time to make it - best served on cold, rainy or snowy days indoors! :) As long as you LOVE sauerkraut and you're not too worried about the caloric intake, this recipe is for YOU! It was very thick and hearty. Me & the DH like a good thick chowder, but if you don't, you may have to add extra water or milk. Thanks Jaimelee for a fabulous recipe!! Great for us Czech/Germans, heh :)

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Heidi T. January 05, 2011

Pretty darn good! Used left over pork and sauerkraut and it was awesome, DH asked that it be added to menu wheel.

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Jen in Pinetta, FL December 29, 2010

Everyone is right to rave about this recipe. Made it with low-fat cream cheese, evaporated skim milk and turkey kielbasa (I'm *trying* to be good!) and it was delicious!

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l'ecole January 30, 2010

Great soup! DH loved it and pretty much polished off the pot himself. I did add mustard as others have suggested. I'll be making this often, as per hubbys request. Thanks for posting!

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Lucky in Bayview January 26, 2010

This was ridiculously easy to make and one of the best soups i've ever made. I will definitely be making this one many many more times.

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ShoeGal721 January 19, 2010

This was so easy and so fulfilling. I did make one change. I always have some sort of mustard whenever I have sausage, and this was no exception. I put about 1 1/2 TBL of dijon mustard into a soup bowl, then added a couple ladles of the chowder broth. I then mixed it well, then poured it back into the big pot of chowder. By mixing the small amount of mustard into a portion of the broth, it was easier to incorporate it into the whole pot of chowder.

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proudsailor January 06, 2010

I made a pot for myself and I've been eating it all week! I LOVE it! I did not use kielbasa and I was little afraid it might be bland without it, but NO! I really didn't have to add much salt & pepper either. I also added 1/4 - 1/2 tsp baking soda which keeps the dairy from separating. I'm not sure if that would happen with this recipe, but it seemed like it might. Just add a green salad and maybe some good bread, and you have a fabulous meal! Thanks, I WILL make this again!

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SweetySJD January 05, 2010

This is a very good, very hearty soup. I would make sure the sausage is a good smoky style sausage, or even ham would work. I was afraid the sour flavor would be off putting, but it tasted wonderful. This one goes into my cookbook, just a wonderful winter soup.

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Chef Paladin November 22, 2009

This sounded so weird I had to try it and I'm glad I did! My whole family loved it!! I made it low fat by using light cream cheese, Fat Free evaporated milk and Turkey Kielbasa. I doubled everything except the Kielbasa and it was perfect for us and made a ton! I had enough to give my Mom some and she loved it too! We will be making this all winter! Thanks so much for a great new recipe!!

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Mika G. October 08, 2009

This is very good!

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quitoslady #2 October 01, 2009
Sauerkraut Chowder