This easy recipe for sauerkraut is a staple in our German menu. It's delicious with almost anything.
Yes, sauerkraut goes with pork, beef, sausage, noodles, potatoes, dumplings, etc., etc.
It goes into casseroles, into soups, on sausages, etc., etc.
If you're vegan, you'll enjoy this as a wunderbar side dish to almost anything. And you know sauerkraut is so healthy!
One of my favorites, it's similar to a Bavarian sauerkraut with it's final seasoning having sugar added. One thing for sure is that the result can't be a soggy soupy mess!
You'll also find a 2nd recipe ... this one for "Weinkraut" sent in by Ashe Ganse, from Northern Michigan.
Ashe says, "This is basically just sauerkraut that is baked with wine and apples. My oma, Mariane Hoeksema, always used to make it for me and my sisters when we were younger. We were always asking for "weinkraut" because that's what she called it (but I'm not sure if that's what it's really called)."
Just use oil instead of butter or bacon drippings when you make this recipe for sauerkraut. It won't quite have the same intensity of flavor, but if you brown the sauerkraut as much as possible, you'll still have great taste.
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