Find out what to do with sauerkraut using this collection of 37 delicious recipes. You’ll find breakfast, dinner, and even a dessert that is made with fun and healthy ingredient. Perfect for using up leftovers or if you want to stock up!
Recipes With Sauerkraut
Whether you’ve stocked up at Costco or you have leftovers from a big meal of German food. You can use your leftover sauerkraut in a ton of fun ways.
Since you probably already have some on hand, you already understand that it has a lot of great health benefits. Its good bacteria makes it a fantastic probiotic and it is full of great nutrients
Sauerkraut is the perfect addition to many dishes. If the dish calls for pickles, olives, or other briny ingredients, it will fit right in. Try adding it to some hot dogs or to some avocado toast.
So keep a jar of sauerkraut in your pantry for the next time you want to add some fun texture and flavor.
If you are looking for all the health benefits, and have a pound of cabbage, try making some homemade sauerkraut.
This list of sauerkraut recipes has a wide variety of dishes. From the classic Reuben sandwich to sauerkraut cake!
Does sauerkraut go bad?
That depends on how you’re storing the sauerkraut.
If you are keeping it in the refrigerator, it should last 4-6 months. But make sure you don’t add any new bacteria to the jar, as that will make it spoil.
If you store your sauerkraut in the pantry, it should be eaten within a month.
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What to do with sauerkraut
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Ingredients that work well with sauerkraut
These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.
kielbasa or other smoked sausage
ground pork or a pork loin roast
chicken broth or stock
What to make with sauerkraut
We want to help people find new ideas for the food they have already have.
Each of these recipes using sauerkraut will give you key information, that way you can pick the dish that works for your family.
Check out the recipe creators that developed each idea to use their tips and get the step-by-step instructions.
Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items.
TYPE: Appetizer INGREDIENT COUNT: 7 plus basic pantry ingredients. AMOUNT OF SAUERKRAUT: 16 oz INGREDIENT TYPE: Simple ingredients you may have on hand. TIME: 1 hour 11 minutes, plus chill time NOTES: Air Fryer
TYPE: Dinner INGREDIENT COUNT: 8 plus basic pantry ingredients. AMOUNT OF SAUERKRAUT: 1 cup (red saurekraut) INGREDIENT TYPE: You may have to hit the grocery store first. TIME: 50 Minutes NOTES: Vegan, Gluten-Free
TYPE: Dessert INGREDIENT COUNT: 7 plus basic pantry ingredients. AMOUNT OF SAUERKRAUT: 1 1/2 cups INGREDIENT TYPE: You may have to hit the grocery store first.
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