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Fried sauerkraut recipe.
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Fried Sauerkraut

This easy recipe for fried sauerkraut with bacon is the perfect tangy side dish to enjoy with any meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 156kcal


  • 2 cups sauerkraut drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Melt butter in a large skillet set over medium-high heat and place sauerkraut in the skillet along with the cooked and crumbled bacon, black pepper, and salt.
  • Sauté the sauerkraut for five minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook longer and stir less frequently if you desire crispy fried sauerkraut.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately.


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 810mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg