Print Options

Back to Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut

 Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut
Dress up sauerkraut with apple and fennel and serve it with Polish sausage or bratwurst. Top with your favorite mustard or relish.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.


  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and shredded
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 package (16 ounces) smoked Polish sausage


  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter for 15 minutes or until
  • lightly browned.
  • In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add the apples,
  • sauerkraut, apple juice, caraway and fennel to the onion. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat
  • sausage according to package directions; cut into slices. Serve with
  • sauerkraut. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 505 calories, 39 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 1,426 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

2 of 2

Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut (continued)

Wine (continued)
medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer