Cooked Sauerkraut (German Style)

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the drippings.
  • Add the sliced onions and apples, cooking until onions get transparent, but not colored.
  • Add the sauerkraut.
  • Add the stock or water, and the onion with the cloves, bay leaf, juniper berries, salt and sugar.
  • Cover pot, and cook over low heat for about 45 minutes.
  • *Ifwater has been used instead of stock, add a piece of lean bacon or pork to the cabbage to improve the flavor.
  • When the cabbage is done (after about 45 minutes), thicken the mixture with the grated potato (or corn flour mixed with water).
  • Remove the bacon/pork from the sauerkraut and season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
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