Crockpot Sauerkraut Ham Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published March 15, 2020
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Sauerkraut is known to be a German dish but the origin of this delicious side dish goes way back. Food historians believe that the process of fermenting vegetables goes way back to the era of Genghis Khan. Nowadays, sauerkraut is a delicious side dish that goes well with cured meat.

Read on and discover how you can make sauerkraut ham just by using a crockpot in the comfort of your own kitchen. It’s surprisingly easy to make! Just follow these instructions and you’re good to go.

This dish is the perfect combination of sweet and sour and definitely offers a refreshing taste to the palette. 

How To Make Crockpot Sauerkraut Ham

  • 1 large Sauerkraut
  • 1 large Yellow Onion (thinly sliced)
  • ½ Red Onion (diced)
  • 1 large Potato (peeled and grated)
  • 1 large Apple (grated)
  • 2 lb Ham
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
  1. Begin this recipe for crockpot sauerkraut ham by draining and rinsing your sauerkraut.
  2. Once rinsed, transfer it to your crockpot followed by the onions, grated potato, grated apple, ham, and bay leaves.
  3. Season the pot with salt and pepper to your taste.
  4. Cover and cook on low for six hours or on high for two to three hours until your ham is tender.

How To Make Crockpot Sauerkraut Ham

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Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 6 hrs
Total Time: 6 hrs 10 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 large Sauerkraut
  • 1 large Yellow Onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ Red Onion, diced
  • 1 large Potato, peeled and grated
  • 1 large Apple, grated
  • 2 lb Ham
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper

Instructions

  1. Begin this recipe for crockpot sauerkraut ham by draining and rinsing your sauerkraut.
  2. Once rinsed, transfer it to your crockpot followed by the onions, grated potato, grated apple, ham, and bay leaves.
  3. Season the pot with salt and pepper to your taste.
  4. Cover and cook on low for six hours or on high for two to three hours until your ham is tender.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 28mg
  • Calories: 448kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Cholesterol: 94mg
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 781mg
  • Protein: 34g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 1801mg
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 20IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

What Are the Advantages of Eating Sauerkraut?

First and foremost, sauerkraut helps in digestion, especially in bowel movements. This is because of the presence of probiotics that help in breaking down the food inside the stomach. Because of this, sauerkraut can help in losing weight as well.

 

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Conclusion

The ham and sauerkraut combination has been proven to be a perfect dish. What's more, if it's cooked using a slow-cooker? This recipe is an absolutely delicious dish. Serve it to your friends and family and we can guarantee that they'll want more.

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