Polish Kwas Soup

By The Krautfather  

September 24, 2012


2 pounds oxtail or stew meat

3 quarts water

1 stalk celery,cut in thirds

1 carrot quartered

1 bay leaf

1 onion halved

1/2 teaspoon marjoram

20 ounces Frank's Kraut juice

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 Tablespoon flour & 1tablespoon corn starch

1/4 cup water & 1 pint half and half

1 pound Kluski noodles


1Parboil oxtail or stew meat in water to cover. Drain water.Return meat to pot.

2Add 3 quarts water plus celery,carrot,bayleaf,onion,and majoram.

3Boil until tender(about 2 hours). Remove meat(to be used at another time or on the side)

4Add Frank's Kraut juice and lemon juice. Add salt to taste (This should be tart)

5Bring to a boil for 15 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch and flour in 1/4 cup water.Cook to thicken.

6Strain soup discarding vegetables. Add 1 pint half and half to strained soup.

7Serve with cooked noodles in a bowl.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size8-12

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