Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup

Courses ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs
Servings 6

Embrace the warmth of comfort with our Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup, a hearty creation that pays homage to the rich flavors of German bratwurst. As the chill of the outside world sets in, this soup becomes your culinary sanctuary, offering a delicious escape into a bowl of goodness. The robust essence of the bratwurst intertwines with the tangy sauerkraut, creating a symphony of tastes that warms you from within. With every spoonful, you'll experience the coziness of a homemade meal and the essence of Greenridge Naturals' commitment to crafting moments of hearty satisfaction.

  • 4 Greenridge Naturals German Bratwurst (sliced)
  • 1 pound tiny new red potatoes (sliced in fourths)
  • 1 1/2 small onions (coursely chopped)
  • 1 cup celery (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 cups Bavarian-style sauerkraut
  • 29 ounces beef broth (2 cans)
  • 1 tablespoon Greenridge Naturals Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  1. Slice Greenridge Naturals German Bratwursts in 1/4″ pieces.

  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, sauté bratwurst slices until golden brown. Set aside.

  3. Combine red potatoes, onions, celery, garlic, bay leaves, sauerkraut and browned German Bratwursts in a slow cooker.

  4. In separate bowl, whisk together broth, mustard, vinegar, paprika, fennel seeds and caraway seeds and pour into the slow cooker.

  5. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Discard the bay leaves.

  6. Enjoy!

Keywords: soup, fall, bratwurst