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Bought Sauerkraut. What to Eat It With?


#1

I bought some sauerkraut at the Polish Shop. What can you eat it with. It is growing on me . Apparently it keeps for a few weeks in the fridge.


#2

On rye bread with corned beef and swiss cheese…lol


#3

Slow cooker - Pork, potatoes, sauerkraut, apples (optional), caraway seeds salt and pepper


#4

thanks you are not meant to cook the sauerkraut( I guess you will probably know that though -it’s TC article).
pork potatoes apples sounds good.


#5

Bratwurst and boiled yellow/gold potatoes. I like to use a horseradish mustard on my brats. Depending on where you live, good brats can be hard to find. I live in San Diego and feel that Trader Joe’s are the best. The Johnsonville ones are in most stores but IMO are very bland.


#6

I just add it to my plate like I would with any serve of vegetable.
Often eat it with my morning eggs, or use it as a side with my dinner if Im short of vegetables.

Related: goes well with German dishes, but my favorite recipe including sauerkraut would be hands down: sarma.

In-fact I think sarma is my favorite meal of all time.

Uncle Bird.

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#7

My wife and her family do something similar with pork and it is wonderful!

As an aside, as has been pointed out elsewhere, I guess everyone knows this type of sauerkraut is dead veg. So you are eating for taste only. The Polish stuff in the supermarkets is not the pro/prebiotic kind, which is far more expensive from health stores.


#8

Is it unpasteurized? If so it’s filled with good bacteria for your stomach. Whatever you do, eat it raw to get the benefits


#9

Nope, it’s pasteurized. Tells you on the jar. As I said the large kilo jars of the Polish stuff retails at around £1.20 in the UK, while 300g of organic non-pasteurized stuff from health stores is about £4!


#10

Maybe it’s a location dependent thing. I’ve seen jars of sauerkraut in the refrigerated section that were moderately priced. I also went as far as emailing the customer service of the manufacturer where they confirmed it was unpasteurized.

At any rate, if the goal is probiotics and you live in a large western city, I’m sure you can find a korean grocer and buy unpasteurized kimchi.


#11

Anybody try to make the stuff by yourself?

I heard its not that hard.

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#12

They made it themselves. It’s from a barrel . Cabbage and lettuce rotting . I hope it’s the right stuff. It was very cheap £1 /1kg.


#13

It smells something aweful though to make yourself.


#14

Put it in a ramekin, add some black pepper and some toasted sesame seeds, look fancy while eating.


#15

Sraight from the jar/bottle/ziplock. Throw it on some dogs if it works with your nutrition.


#16

I just pan fry 2-3 slices of non-cured bacon, chop up the bacon and stir it all together. Eat.