Sauerkraut Merry Old Germany2012-09-24
- Servings : 4
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 0m
- 2 pounds fresh Sauerkraut
- 1 quart chicken stock
- 1 bottle Riesling
- 1 shredded onion
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 pound small white seedless grapes
- white sausages, 3/4 pound
- thick smoked bacon, 1/2 pound
- 2 pounds potatoes (peeled ,cooked ,hot)
Rinse the Sauerkraut very well with plenty of water
In a preferably earthenware pot mix the rinsed Sauerkraut, the grapes (no stems please),the chicken stock and the bay leaf; bring to boil for 3-4 minutes.
Add the wine (start with half the bottle) and let it simmer for another 4-5 minutes
In a frying pan, with a bit of butter, put the shredded onion to fry until it becomes glazed.
Add to the simmering Sauerkraut, mix well. Salt to taste and maybe a bit of sugar (1 tsp, max) to reduce acidity and increase taste
Allow to simmer for another 5 minutes, adding wine if it becomes to dry.
Serve with cooked white sausages, cooked thick bacon and a nicely chilled Riesling. Don´t forget the potatoes and a little German mustard. Guten Apetit und Prost!Add to favorites
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