This is a fabulous soup! If you try it out, let me know how you like it . Hi Jane, rinsing the sauerkraut allows you to use more of it in the soup without making it overly sour or salty. I might enjoy the extra sour-ness. Even now it’s in the making. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. Directions. Thank you for the recipe. Gently lower into water put cover on pot but leave it slightly askew to vent and gently simmer for 20 minutes. Place the ham hock and the spareribs in a large pot and cover with the water. Brings back memories… I follow the recipe as written and it turns out delicious every time. It’s hot here in Californua, but we live soup!! Delicious!. We add mushroom and no beans. The “click to learn” hyperlink isn’t available. Recently made your soup & thought it was delicious! My husband’s grandparents stored sauerkraut in barrels for winter. I always have a jar of Cook’s Pantry sauerkraut in the fridge, so that makes it even easier! I’m pretty pleased to find this web site. I have used less bread (only one bread slice cubed (toasted it on the lightest setting and left if air dry for a while whilst cooking other things and kneading the dough). I am so thankful she taught me all of her old special recipes growing up. , 1 Tbsp olive oil 8 oz bacon, chopped 1 stick celery, finely diced 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced 3 medium (1 lb) potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/3″ thick pieces 1/4 cup quinoa, rinsed, optional 2-3 cups sauerkraut, triple rinsed & drained (we use 3 cups or about 2 lbs) 8 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 cups water, or to taste 1 (15 oz can) white beans (click to learn how to cook your own beans) Salt, Pepper and Mrs. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. What part of ID do you live in? My husband said he can picture himself coming in the house on a snowy day after shoveling the driveway, and eating a big bowl of it. Where is the salted water? I think I also had more than three cups of sauerkraut. Oh my, that was wonderful. if you have some cabbage, toss that in too. What do you think? I’ll definitely have to make it soon. Combine the flour and white pepper in a food processor, add the shortening, and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. This was great! Oh wow that sounds delicious!! I found your recipe for sauerkraut soup and made it today and can I tell you that it is DELICIOUS! I’d love to know how you like it with those changes Kelly!! I haven’t tried it in a slow cooker because it doesn’t require a very long cook time. As for the milk I keep that to a minimum as well as the breadcrumbs. Thanks for sharing your great review Tracey! Remove slice. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Serve with toasted rye bread …… presto magic soup that fills the house with such a delicious fragrance that makes everyone run to the table when you announce “Soups On”!!! My Viennese grandmother taught me a recipe for making sauerkraut that is almost a meal by itself. Thank you so much for sharing that with me Jan! My mom would never take the time to give me the recipe. One of the most favourite Slovak soups is associated with many merry moments. I then boil my water to a strong rolling boil. Our readers have reported great results using sausage and kielbasa. Also pickle soup. I have just started eating sauerkraut as I have heard that is supposed to be good for gut health. Ingredients: Serves: 5. I could have put more quinoa in as well but I wasn’t sure my family would like it that way. Oh this is so perfect! I have only used 2 eggs which was enough. Chicken soup never fails us, especially with the weather getting chilly. As for the sauerkraut I did my grandmother's. I, of course, added a tad of spiciness that you can completely omit if you want to make a very authentic Czech soup recipe. But I did want for just a teensy bit more tang). I made this with a few alterations to make it Weight Watcher Freestyle friendly. Can I use a jar (in there juice) of sauerkraut? Would it be just as good from homemade sauerkraut? I love how much variety there is from one recipe to another. Great suggestion Jeff, thanks for sharing! This is going to be great. my partner luves this soup but has his own particular recipe.. he doesnt measure , just adds until it tastes like he wants it..his ingredients are sauerkraut( everything in the jar ) beef stock, water, salt, worcestershire sauce, garlic, red kidney beans, tomatoe paste, garlic, italian herbs, he used to use the rookworst sausage but as its hard to find he is currently trying the polish sausage ( not as flavoursome ) but does the trick, the soup is quite sour so the flavour isnt for everyone, chuck everything in the slow cooker and forget ( all day ) until the delicious smells remind you its dinner time lol. My pleasure Mace, I’m glad you love the recipe! Zvonice: sauerkraut soup!!!!! ]; seasoned with 1 tsp each of paprika & tumeric instead of Mrs Dash. My mom used to make kapusta soup, and this recipe is the closest to it. Can you even imagine not being able to go to the grocery store and buy broccoli or lettuce in the winter? https://www.thespruceeats.com/polish-sauerkraut-soup-recipe-1137137 Forest workers traditionally ate kyselica as a breakfast meal. My Latvian grandmother made it with barley instead of potatoes, but the rest looks similar. With quinoa and beans it becomes a wholesome dish that can be eaten on its own. I’m glad to hear the recipe was a great success! I did not have any baking powder at home so i have used an extra tsp of baking soda instead and this worked fine. Strain the stock from the bones etc and add a couple of cut up potatos, carrots and celery adding the sour kraut to the soup at the end. If you experiment, let me know how it goes! They were perfect! Will have to be on the look out for a barrel cured sauerkraut. That’s awesome!! Place the dough onto a cheesecloth or white cotton cloth, and form into a loaf shape. I’ve never been any good at cooking with sauerkraut (though I have tried). I don’t have anything like that but my oh my that sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing your helpful review with other readers!!! We have added pork steak to it also which was our family recipe from Poland yummy…. It snowed today in Minnesota so it was perfect for the weather. Great meal for our cold winter nights. Drizzle dumpling slices with some of the roast drippings from the pan. I might double the white beans. This is a classic sauerkraut soup recipe from eastern Europe. Nov 15, 2015 - This is a classic sauerkraut soup recipe from eastern Europe.