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Creamy Sauerkraut and Potato Soup

Sauerkraut brings an intriguing tangy base for potatoes and smoky sausage. An easy and hearty soup recipe for incorporating sauerkraut into your diet.
Course Soup
Cuisine German
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 197kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 4 medium red potatoes cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 links smoked sausage sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 16 ounces sauerkraut
  • 1 medium onion peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

  • In stockpot, combine water, potatoes and salt. Heat to boiling. Cook until potaotes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Add sausage, sauerkraut with juice, onion, garlic, dill and caraway. Simmer until onion is soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Just before serving, remove 1 cup soup to small bowl. Stir in sour cream and return to soup.
  • Heat thoroughly. Do not boil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 762mg | Potassium: 855mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg