Lo Cal Spicy Kraut with Turkey Sausage

By The Krautfather  

September 27, 2012

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 1 min
  • Yields: N/A


2 pounds of lean turkey sausage (or sausage of choice)

3 1/2 cups sauerkraut

1 cup finely chopped unpared apple

1 cup shredded carrot

3 cups spicy tomato juice

1/4 - 1/2 cup picante sauce (or salsa)

4 tablespoons brown sugar

2 teaspoons caraway seed

2 cloves of garlic (minced)

1 medium onion (diced)

Pinch of red pepper or habanero pepper flakes (if desired


1Season sausages, if desired, with Mrs. Dash (or similar seasoning) and brown in scant amount of cooking oil.

2Combine kraut (including liquid) with remaining ingredients; spoon over and around sausages in roasting pan (can also be simmered in pot on stovetop).

3Heat for 1 3/4 hours at 375 degrees or simmer on stovetop until sausage is cooked through, basting with juices several times during the last hour.

4Ribs, chops or loin roast may be substituted for sausages.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size6

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