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Sauerkraut Balls — No Meat

By The Krautfather  

September 26, 2012

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  • Yields: 50 appetizers


1 medium onion, chopped

1/4 cup butter or stick margarine

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup flour

1 bag. (1 lb.) sauerkraut, drained well, chopped


1Sauté onion in margarine.

2Blend flour and water together.

3Add to onion.

4Add sauerkraut.

5Mix well.

6Cook over low heat until thickened and mixture comes to a boil.

7Cool thoroughly in refrigerator.

8Shape into balls.

9Dredge #1: 1/4 cup flour

10Egg Dip: 1 egg 1/4 cup milk Combine egg and milk and mix well.

11Dredge #2: Fine bread crumbs

12Roll kraut balls in Dredge #1, then Egg Dip, then in Dredge #2.

13At this point you can refrigerate or freeze until ready to deep fry.

14Drop in hot oil and fry until golden brown.

15Makes about 50 small balls.

16Note: Small balls make good nibblers.

17Larger balls are good served with pork or brats.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size50

1 Review


June 22, 2017

Perfect kraut balls without meat. Double Thumbs up!!

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