Sauerkraut ‘n’ Sausage

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.


10-12 servings

Updated: Jan. 29, 2022
"I've fixed this satisfying stovetop supper for dozens of group gatherings, and everyone seems to enjoy the wonderful blend of flavors," reports Hebron, Indiana's Edna Hoffman. Sweet and tart ingredients balance nicely, complemented with bacon and spices.


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 jar (32 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound fully cooked Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 3-1/2 cups diced cooked peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 medium unpeeled apple, diced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add sauerkraut, sausage, potatoes, apple juice and apple. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and caraway; stir into saucepan. Simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Garnish with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 230 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 859mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.