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Classic Kraut Balls

By The Krautfather  

September 25, 2012

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  • Yields: 25-30 balls


3 cups sauerkraut drained, squeezed and finely chopped

1 medium onion, finely chopped

3 tbs. butter

1 cup cooked ham, finely chopped

1 cup cooked corned beef, finely chopped

½ medium clove garlic, crushed

6 tbs. flour

1 egg

1/8 tsp. seasoned salt

½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 tbs. parsley, chopped

½ cup beef stock or bouillon

2 eggs

2 tbs. water

Fine cracker meal


1Melt butter; add onion and garlic cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in ham, corned beef and flour cook until brown.

2Combine egg, sauerkraut, and seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, parsley and beef stock. Cook over low heat stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat and chill.

3Shape into walnut-size balls.

4Beat remaining eggs with water; coat balls with mixture. Roll in cracker meal.

5Deep fry (375) 2 to 3 minutes, or until brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

6Serve warm.


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1 Review


June 22, 2017

This recipe is so easy & very tasty. Just like you’re at a restaurant.

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