Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut Recipe
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Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut Recipe

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Dress up sauerkraut with apple and fennel and serve it with Polish sausage or bratwurst. Top with your favorite mustard or relish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 505 calories, 39g fat (17g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 1426mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein .


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Sausage with Apple Sauerkraut in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p60

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kzebarth 252280
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2016

"The flavor of the sauerkraut with the apple was amazing. Will definitely be making this again!"

sugarcrystal 238877
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"I left out the lemon juice & fennel. Tasted a lot like a dish my grandma used to make!"

dancingfool 85514
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2014

"Totally difference delicious way to have kielbasa! Sooo very easy!"

lurky27 156471
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"Perfect for any Octoberfest celebration! We used Granny Smith apples and turkey smoked sausage.

~ Theresa"

Minx 160662
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2009

"Fabulous Fall recipe--my family DIDN'T like sauerkraut they thought--untiol I made this--has become one of our 'staples'. Just perfect sweet and sour balance. Kathy/Kamloops BC Canada"

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