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Sauerkraut Hot Dog Topping Recipe

You'll relish this zesty condiment Erlene Cornelius sends! "For years, I stirred this up 'by guess and by golly' before finally figuring out the proper measure of ingredients so I could share the recipe," admits this Spring City, Tennessee cook. "It's great to have on hand anytime that you grill hot dogs or smoked sausages."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds


  • 1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; cook on low heat until heated through. Serve over hot dogs. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 17 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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Jorilyn User ID: 9127789 264215
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2017

"Absolutely DELISH!!! Sweet, Tangy...Great Topping for hotdogs, smoked sausages and brats!! Yummy Yummy Yummy... especially if you love a sweet tangy tart flavor!! The mustard really brings it all together. Stays fresh in the fridge for least two. ?? Try it and Enjoy!! You can also half the makes a lot."

kgmom User ID: 3620060 224218
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"Delicious! Great way to use up the sauerkraut leftover from post St. Pat's Day reuben sandwiches."

barkle User ID: 6898726 223794
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2015

"Thanks for sharing this delicious topping. It's a great change from the Coney Dogs I usually make. I'll definitely make this again."

ejshellabarger User ID: 3870843 4432
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

"This recipe was delicious and perfect on brawts and hot dogs!"

Paminspringfield User ID: 4785664 8809
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2014

"It is very good as a hot dog topping, but I loved it by itself."

ahmom User ID: 3426126 6433
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2013

"Very good!"

carrie carney User ID: 1551037 10765
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2012

"Really easy and was delicious on grilled Salens hotdogs. I did not add caraway seeds bc I don't care for the, and was still really good. Would definintely make again."

Alice Leonetti User ID: 4917956 7985
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2010

"A really unique way to combine some favorite condiments. Makes a very tasty topping for hot dogs."

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