Joanna’s Sausage Kraut (Crockpot) Recipe

Sauerkraut and polish sausage are better together than they are apart! Go ahead and give this crockpot sausage recipe a try.

Joanna’s Sausage Kraut (Crockpot) Recipe

How To Make Joanna's Sausage Kraut (Crockpot)

This crockpot sausage recipe uses Polish sausages mixed with sauerkraut.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 6 hrs
Total: 6 hrs 30 mins


  • 32 oz sauerkraut, from deli or meat section
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large onion, chopped coarsely
  • 1 lb Polish sausage, fat-free
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds, optional


  1. Place sauerkraut in colander, and rinse well with cold water.
  2. Squeeze dry.
  3. Put into a large bowl.
  4. Add brown sugar, onion, and seeds, if desired.
  5. Mix well until kraut is a delicate caramel color.
  6. Place kraut mixture in a greased crock pot.
  7. Slice the sausage into large chunks, and place on top of the kraut.
  8. Cook on low heat for about 6 hours.
  9. If feasible, stir about half way through cooking time.
  10. Serve hot with mashed potatoes.


  • Sugar: 32g
  • :
  • Calcium: 117mg
  • Calories: 534kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Cholesterol: 79mg
  • Fat: 33g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 746mg
  • Protein: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 2502mg
  • Vitamin A: 41IU
  • Vitamin C: 37mg
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