Crockpot Sausage and Sauerkraut


A tasty meal perfect for a fall evening or Octoberfest party!


  • 2 pounds sauerkraut rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoons caraway seeds (optional)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pound apple diced
  • 1/2 Hickory Smoked Hermann Wurst Haus Bacon cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds Hermann wurst Haus Kielbasa cut into 1-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup apple juice


  • Place the sauerkraut, caraway seeds, brown sugar, and apple into a large crockpot.
  • Cook the bacon and onion in a skillet over medium heat, until the bacon is almost crisp and the onion is beginning to brown, about 10 minutes. Add the bacon mixture to the sauerkraut in crockpot. 
  • In the same skillet, brown the Kielbasa sausage in the remaining bacon grease until the sausage begins to brown, 10-15 minutes. Stir into the sauerkraut mixture. Add the apple juice to the crockpot mixture.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for 6 hours.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes and Hermann Wurst Haus beer!
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