Sauerkraut is a staple in most fermenting kitchens… and it’s a great way to get some probiotics. But eventually even the most enthusiastic kraut-heads get tired of simply adding a few fork fulls of sauerkraut to every meal. Here are some recipes to inspire your meals for those times when you find yourself with a giant crock full of well soured kraut.
So this is a bit of a cheat, because Reuben Sandwiches are an obvious go-to meal for sauerkraut… but it deserves to be in this round up because it really is delicious. (And if you’re a super fermenter you can make homemade tempeh and sourdough bread too!)
Adding sauerkraut to a traditional latkes turns this traditional recipe into something that packs a whole bunch more flavour.
This soup was based on a traditional Doukhobor mashed potato and tomato soup base, which is wonderfully rich and comforting. I was inspired to throw in some protein and sauerkraut and the result was a soup that is now a family favourite.
Pierogies don’t just love to be served up next to a side of sauerkraut, they also love to be stuffed with sauerkraut! Admittedly homemade pierogies are time consuming to make… but on a rainy spring day why not fill your freezer with some goodness?
If you make sauerkraut because it’s super easy and quick… then this recipe is for you. Fried sauerkraut is super quick to do and it’s a pretty traditional way to eat kraut, so eat your fried kraut, mashed potatoes and sausages with pride!
6. Sauerkraut on EVERYTHING!
In fact I served waffles with cheese and sauerkraut for dinner last night and it was delicious. (Yes… I didn’t have time to cook a real dinner… It happens…)