Braised Sauerkraut and Sausage Recipe

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Michael Kahn

A classic German Christmas dish and fit for cold weather, this braised sauerkraut and sausage recipe includes bacon and apple for a very flavorful and hearty dish. In addition to being one of the ingredients, pair with a glass of Riesling wine.

2 tablespoons Olive Oil
5 ounces Bacon ( Thick cut, slice into 1/2 inch pieces )
1 Onion ( Large, coarsely chopped )
2 tablespoons White wine ( Dry varietal, Riesling recommended )
1 Apple ( Large, firm sweet type, such as Fuji or Pink Lady. Peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch pieces )
15 Juniper berries
4 Bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
1 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper ( Freshly ground )
1 cup Water
2 1/2 pounds Sauerkraut ( Drained, rinsed and squeezed dry. Two jars of Bubbies Sauerkraut. )
12 Sausages ( German style, such as weisswurst or bratwurst )
Whole Grain mustard ( For serving )
  • In a large, enameled cast-iron casserole, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil until shimmering.Add the bacon and cook over moderately high heat until the fat is rendered and the bacon is crisp, about 5...
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Nutritions

Calories
3644

Sodium
17237mg
718% DV

Fat
110g
169% DV

Protein
108g
216% DV

Carbs
572g
194% DV

Fiber
46g
184% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV