Polish Kraut 'n Apples

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.7
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.8 mg
  • Sodium: 487.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Using a slow cooker makes this recipe as easy as it is tasty! Using a slow cooker makes this recipe as easy as it is tasty!
Number of Servings: 6


    1 lb fresh or canned sauerkraut
    1 lb lean smoked Polish sausage
    3 tart cooking apples -- thickly sliced
    1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    3/4 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp pepper
    1/2 tsp caraway seeds -- (optional)
    3/4 cup apple juice or cider


Rinse sauerkraut and squeeze dry.
Place half of the sauerkraut in slow cooker.
Cut sausage into 2 inch lengths. Place in slow cooker. Continue to layer in slow cooker, in order, apples, brown sugar, salt, pepper and if desired caraway seeds.
Top with remaining sauerkraut.
Add apple juice. DO NOT STIR.
Cover and cook for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or on low for 6 to 7 hours or until apples are tender.
Stir before serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VIKKIMARSCHINKE.

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  • Incredible!
    25 of 25 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! Turkey Polska Kielbasa and Braeburn apples plus a Splenda/brown sugar mix and light apple juice will make this low calorie entree even lower in calories. - 6/20/08

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  • 16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I'm polish and in Poland we used to eat something similar to this as a side salad to some kind of meat and potatoes. But we used just the sauer kraut, shredded tart apples, a little bit of onion and a bit of shredded carrots plus salt and pepper. It's easy to make and its a different kind of salad. - 6/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was wonderful. I used smoked turkey sausage and would not change a thing. Delicish!!!! - 6/29/08

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  • Very Good
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This was very good...even my daughter who normally hates sauerkraut liked it! I used a little less brown sugar (about 1/3 cup instead of 1/2).

    Note to those who thought it was too salty-if you didn't rinse and drain the kraut, that could be the reason. Could also be the brand of sausage used.
    - 6/21/08

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I added 4 browned pork chops to this recipe and it was excellent! - 2/19/09

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