Sausage Sauerkraut Supper Recipe
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Sausage Sauerkraut Supper Recipe

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With big, tender chunks of sausage, potatoes and carrots, this meal-in-one has old-world flavor that will satisfy the heartiest of appetites. "A co-worker often made a big pot of this for our office staff, and it always disappeared in a hurry," notes Joalyce Graham of St. Petersburg, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 4 cups carrot chunks (2-inch pieces)
  • 4 cups red potato chunks
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 2-1/2 pounds fresh Polish sausage links
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 423 calories, 31g fat (10g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 969mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 13g protein .


  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, layer the carrots, potatoes and sauerkraut. In a large skillet, brown sausages. When cool enough to handle, cut into 3-inch pieces; transfer to slow cooker (slow cooker will be full). Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings; saute onion and garlic in reserved drippings until tender.
  2. Gradually add wine. Bring to a boil; stir to loosen browned bits. Stir in pepper and caraway. Pour over sausage. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until a thermometer inserted in the sausage reads 160°. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Sausage Sauerkraut Supper in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p16

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Xena7751 216816
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2015

"This had excellent flavor. It was cooked in 6-8 hours"

mgrobe 216282
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"Great taste! This is a HUGE favorite in our household."

10sasha74 83136
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

"Have made this several times and love it more each time."

gingerriss 50537
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"Thought it had a bad taste. didn't like in our house"

etamom 48567
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2010

"I used a 16 oz jar of sauerkraut and some chopped cabbage and my kids especially liked it! I served mine with a little honey mustard on the side. It is very good!"

Kris Countryman 17952
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2010

"I left out the garlic and cut back on the pepper. It still had plenty of seasoning. My husband really liked it and I was happy that it did not call for brown sugar as some other sausage & sauerkraut recipes do."

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