Recipe: Perfect Sauerkraut soup

Sauerkraut soup. This sauerkraut soup is a most unusual and delicious soup. It's also the perfect example of how the farmers and common folks of Ukraine made delicious foods with simple basic ingredients. This Sauerkraut Soup II is fantastic!

This soup always takes me back to Germany, to the homes I grew up in and the places I loved to visit. We live in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, which has a rich heritage of German culture and dishes that include sauerkraut, potatoes and sausage. Smoked meat gives this recipe for Polish sauerkraut soup (kapusniak) a terrific flavor. You can cook Sauerkraut soup using 12 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Sauerkraut soup

  1. It’s of butter.
  2. You need of onion chopped.
  3. It’s of kielbasa sliced.
  4. You need of garlic minced.
  5. It’s of chicken broth.
  6. Prepare of beef broth.
  7. Prepare of drained sauerkraut.
  8. Prepare of half and half cream.
  9. You need of potato diced.
  10. It’s of carrots sliced.
  11. Prepare of Monterey cheese shredded.
  12. Prepare of Salt and pepper.

Serve a piping hot bowl with rye bread for a meal in a bowl. This Polish Sauerkraut Soup is sometimes done with vegetable stock, sometimes chicken, even pork broth in some variations. You can make it with cabbage or kraut. The perfect warm bowl of sweet, sour and spicy.

Sauerkraut soup step by step

  1. In Dutch oven, melt butter and sauté onions until translucent. Add kielbasa and brown on both sides.
  2. Add garlic and cook 1 minute..
  3. Add both broths, sauerkraut, cream, potatoes and carrots. Summer 15 minutes until veggies are tender..
  4. Add cheese, salt and pepper and enjoy..
  5. Makes about 2 quarts. 2-3 servings.

Recipe adapted from "Bar Tartine: Techniques & Recipes," by Nick Balla and Cortney Burns (Chronicle Books). This Sauerkraut Soup recipe, aka Sauerkrautsuppe, is a favorite. It's one of the easy Eintopf (one-pot) meals that Germany is so famous for. Everything's cooked in one pot – easy clean-up! The Sauerkraut Soup recipe out of our category soup!