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Dar's Super Savory Sauerkraut Potato Bake Recipe
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Dar's Super Savory Sauerkraut Potato Bake

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"This dish has some of the flavors that I miss from my childhood in Germany. It is comfort food with a capital 'C.' I like to pair it with my own pork schnitzel or with baked chicken for a hearty dinner. This dish also includes a recipe for a creamy sauce that I use both in pot pies and as a substitute for condensed soups in many recipes. 'Guten Appetit!'"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 5 mins

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk the flour, bouillon granules, water, and milk together in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil until thick, 1 to 2 minutes, whisking continuously. Remove from heat and stir the sour cream into the flour mixture; set aside to cool.
  3. Combine the onion, Cheddar cheese, sauerkraut, salt, pepper, and caraway seeds in a large mixing bowl. Stir the sour cream sauce and the melted butter into the sauerkraut mixture; fold the hash brown potatoes into the mixture. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Use a spatula to flatten into an even layer.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the potatoes are tender and the top is brown and bubbly, 60 to 70 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 02, 2013

Fantabulous! I halved the recipe because I just wasn't sure how it would go over & I'm wishing I would've made the whole thing-it was GREAT! My 4 yr old had 3 helpings! I didn't use the optional caraway seeds. We'll definitely be having this on a regular basis!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 06, 2010

side dish only

Jun 28, 2010

wonderful and a crowd pleaser.

Jan 25, 2010

Delicious! The simple white sauce is so much tastier than using a cream of mushroom soup or something similar. I did add a bit more saurkraut as I wanted to use up the jar. Will definitely make this again!!

Sep 02, 2009

Fantastic!!! It is definitely "super savory". Very rich, creamy, cheesy... utterly delicious, and easy, too. My family gave it rave reviews. Thanks for the recipe, Dar! :-)

Dec 22, 2011

I was so skeptical of this dish because I am NOT a saurkraut fan. The only thing I did differently was add more cheddar cheese than it called for. This came out bubbly, cheesy, and SO DELICIOUS!! I loved the very edges of the casserole that browned nicely in the pan. I find any excuse to make this!

Oct 13, 2009

This was FANTASTIC! My husband is Lithuanian, and LOVES sauerkraut, so I'm always on the lookout for recipes that include it. This was just incredibly good. I made it exactly as written, but when I make it for my Lithuanian MIL, I'll probably omit the cheese , and add some crumbled bacon, using the bacon grease in place of the butter. Thank you so much for this recipe - it's going in the permanent file!

Mar 27, 2013

Almost any recipe with saurkraut gets 5 stars from me! This was really good! I put it on top of some ground pork & while the color of the dish is very bland - I really like it! Definitely DO NOT skimp on the potatoes! I didn't have enough (which I found out about right when I was combining everything) and it turned out a bit runny.


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  • Calories
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 681 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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