Sauerkraut German Recipe

German Sauerkraut
submitted by bahuja2001 at


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Onion1 Medium, sliced
 Apples3 , pared and sliced
 Drippings1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Drained sauerkraut2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Boiling water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grated potato1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Caraway seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 950 Calories from Fat 494

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 24.5 g122.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.5 mg

Sodium 3159.3 mg131.6%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.7%

Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.8%

Sugars 75.9 g

Protein 7 g14.8%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 144.7%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Saute the onion and apples in the drippings.
2. Add to the sauerkraut with the water, sugar and salt. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
3. Add the grated potato and caraway seeds. Cook 5 minutes longer.