Chris' Kraut

Chris' Kraut

24 Reviews 1 Pic
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
ANITA G.
Recipe by  ANITA G.

“A great Polish side dish that goes well with any meat or poultry. Especially good with pork roast.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 to 6 servings

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, reserving drippings, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan heat sauerkraut with a little water over medium heat. Stir in crumbled bacon, sugar and 3 to 4 tablespoons of bacon drippings. Cook for 20 minutes, or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Reviews (24)

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LINDA MCLEAN
11

LINDA MCLEAN

My husband adores sauerkraut and went nuts over this side. I used kraut from the bag instead of the can for a fresher taste, also used brown sugar, minced onion and caraway seeds. Tasted just like my Austrian grandmothers recipe. Thanks Anita!

DEBBIEWI
9

DEBBIEWI

We love this recipe...we use brown sugar in place of the white ....our favorite way to eat it is over hot dogs or bratwurst on a bun. Will have to try it with pork roast, thanks!

Jenny
8

Jenny

Wow! I love traditional sauerkraut, but this recipe kicks it up a notch. I'm not one of those who loves bacon in everything, but it makes this dish. I used brown sugar to deepen the color, and I bought brown sugar cured bacon. I simmered it for about 40 minutes on the stove and added water as needed, but some of the bacon on the bottom got a little caramelized which really sent it over the top. I added about a tbsp of apple cider vinegar at the end just to balance out the sweet. BF and I loved it! Even better the next day!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (5 total)

  • Calories
  • 302 cal
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs
  • 24.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 970 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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