1. I have been trying to replicate my grandmother's knedlicky recipe for a while now- the cheesecloth is a great suggestion! The sauerkraut gives it a lovely texture and zing and the bacon provides a subtle smokiness. It’s my pleasure Mace! Not yet. Natasha, I’m anxious to try this soup but the only sauerkraut I know comes in a jar. Hi Kate, I don’t have a recipe like that – I have some braised cabbage recipes that might be similar to what you are serving for. What would you suggest for a vegetarian, subbing a bunch of butter for the bacon? I always have a jar of Cook’s Pantry sauerkraut in the fridge, so that makes it even easier! My family loves, loves, loves this soup. The dough yields enough to make two good size rolls about what a muffin size would be. Awesome! February 2020. Let it cook for few minutes then add sauerkraut and polish kielbasa. I know right, we recently roasted some salo over at my parent’s fire pit. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 15 min. brine and all makes the soup, along with whatever pork–bacon, kielbasi, ham…. Also pickle soup. Back to this soup, the sauerkraut gives it a lovely texture and zing and the bacon provides a subtle smokiness. Sauerkraut soup. I really love your recipe, Natasha! My husband said he can picture himself coming in the house on a snowy day after shoveling the driveway, and eating a big bowl of it. I will be making this soup as soon as we eat all the leftovers in my fridge. pork roast This sounds truly good. Remove slice. Made many times. I really need to hire some help to do that for me! 1 lb potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/3" thick pieces, triple rinsed & drained (we use 3 cups or about 2 lbs), 15 oz can white beans (click to learn how to cook your own beans), click to learn how to cook your own beans. Instead of adding potatoes during cooking, our family made mashed potatoes and placed a huge dollop on top of the soup then fresh grated garlic. It was so simple to make and surprisingly delicious (initially skeptical about the taste). Thank you for sharing that with us, Kaye! Have some kraut left from Reuben Sandwiches, so making this tonight! Soup with SALO, that’s how Ukrainians roll lol.. Love it. I just don’t know. And liquid smoke and salt to the olive oil before adding the onions. Slowly add to soup mixture, stirring constantly. The bacon is a nice treat in this soup. Add chopped bacon and sautee until browned then remove with a slotted spoon and reserve. When asked how much sauerkraut, for example, Lenka just said, “As much as you want.” Hmm… So, I’ve put measurements for the way I like it. I’m so happy you enjoyed the soup. I added 2 teaspoons of cider vinegar at the end. My husband’s grandparents stored sauerkraut in barrels for winter. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. I like how you made it with bacon and beans instead of sausage. I made this with a few alterations to make it Weight Watcher Freestyle friendly. Place the ham hock and the spareribs in a large pot and cover with the water. ]; seasoned with 1 tsp each of paprika & tumeric instead of Mrs Dash. Thanks for sharing! Do you have a recipe similar to this? Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. It sounds tasty.I want to ask a couple of questions.Do you have a recipe for pork shoulder and sauerkraut? Looking forward to trying it? We also had more of a sauerkraut taste, which was fine with me, but next time I might try cooking it longer. Hi! My favorite unusual soup is a curried cauliflower soup with Swiss cheese and sweet potatoes. Thank you for sharing that with me! Thank you! Boil kraut and potaotes in water for 15 minutes. I love me some sauerkraut salad! I just made this and it’s delish! 1. My mom always made this soup in winter. I made some sauerkraut and I am so excited to try this after looking around. Heat a large soup pot over medium-high heat and add the sausage. I made my own and it’s too salty which is why I want to use it for soup, but thinking rinsing may get rid of some of that sour fermentation? It sounds similar to how I make borscht. Thank you! The breadcrumbs are added last. All that coziness in a bowl ?. I also added a bag of shredded cabbage to bulk up the veggies. Have a great day! this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Oh my, that was wonderful. My Viennese grandmother taught me a recipe for making sauerkraut that is almost a meal by itself. I followed another reviewer's advice and left out the baking soda. Where is the salted water? Here’s the link if you want to try it. It looks wonderful. Chicken soup never fails us, especially with the weather getting chilly. I’m happy you enjoyed that! Slowly add milk and cream to flour mixture. No quinoa mushrooms absorb. If I come up with something great, I will be sure to share it. She always made hers with caraway seeds chopped onions and brown sugar so that's what I did. If you experiment, let me know how it goes! I hope you enjoy this soup! I’m glad to have inspired you for this recipe. Thanks for sharing your recipe. Don't be afraid to try this recipe! Looks so good! Let stand for 10 minutes. Rate this Czech Sauerkraut Soup recipe with 1 (15 oz) can sauerkraut (drained), 5 -6 medium potatoes (cut it into small pieces), 1/2 onion (chopped), 1 tsp caraway seed, salt, pepper, 2 tbsp sour cream, 1/2 polish kielbasa (cut into small pieces), 1 tbsp vinegar Hi Jane, rinsing the sauerkraut allows you to use more of it in the soup without making it overly sour or salty. Thanks so much for sharing! Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Idefinitely really liked 3. Yes I absolutely remember! What’s your favorite “weird” soup? I would love to hear how it turned out . Place the loaf into the boiling water, and cook for 45 minutes, turning the loaf over about half way through. Add the sauerkraut and pulse until the dough starts to form a ball. We are truly blessed to live in the US! Do you have suggestions on how to turn this into a slow-cooked meal? Add sliced carrots, potatoes, 1/4 cup quinoa (if using), 8 cups broth and 2 cups water. 1 (16 ounce) jar sauerkraut - rinsed and drained, Back to Knedliky - Czech Dumpling with Sauerkraut (Zeli). Let it cook for at least 20 minutes or until potatoes are soft. That’s awesome!! That sounds delicious! Can’t wait to enjoy it. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. The leftover dumplings were cubed and I made another childhood favourite....egg dumplings. – 2 hrs. Nov 15, 2015 - This is a classic sauerkraut soup recipe from eastern Europe. How do you make yours? Season soup to taste (I added 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp Mrs Dash). We are practically neighbors! My Mom is looking down from heaven and smiling. It’s hot here in Californua, but we live soup!! I tried so many of them and they all turn out great. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/slow-cooked-sauerkraut-soup This was the best knedlik i have ever made (so far I was consistently failing at it to the point of giving up). And if I did would I have to rinse it? (I just use the Wondra flour.) Season soup to taste (I added 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp Mrs Dash). Do you have such a recipe, or the expert that you are, concoct one that makes sense? Brings back memories… I follow the recipe as written and it turns out delicious every time. What do you think? We live in Meridian, ID (close to Boise). You’re welcome Janet! Hi Jacqueline, if using jarred sauerkraut, I would still do “triple rinsed & drained” or it might overwhelm the flavors of the soup. Great meal for our cold winter nights. Love it for the simplicity and the aroma and the flavour! Excellent!! So yummy. I found it at Fred Meyer in the refrigerator section . Thank you for sharing your wonderful review Vickie! Bright, delicious, nutritious. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Do you add in anything unusual to the salad? It was awesome! In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar. I would like to add one valuable tip I found on another site (however the instructions and ingredients on that site left alot to be desired)...rather than cutting with a knife which can compress the dumplings use a long piece of dental floss to cut them into slices for serving. – 1 hr. All natural cider vinegar and sauerkraut, seems to me there’s a real health-bomb in that, too. Generally homemade sauerkraut works fine. Mmmm. Yay! I’m glad you enjoy the recipe! To make the soup, I grabbed each, tossed them in a pot with sliced potatoes and 30 minutes later I had a great thick soup. My family loves. I thought the soup would be tangy-er than it was (maybe it’s my sauerkraut, dunno. Have you tried this in a slow cooker? Sounds like the perfect comfort food soup. Her comment, “DELICIOUS!!! I might enjoy the extra sour-ness. Thank you so much for the awesome review and for sharing your cooking notes! You’re welcome. Absolutely love this… I changed the bacon for smoked kielbasa and I added a pinch of white pepper instead of the black. It is so good. I love how different families take different spins on this classic soup. Bring to a boil … Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. They were perfect! Thank you so much for sharing that with me. https://www.thespruceeats.com/polish-sauerkraut-soup-recipe-1137137 I am bowled over (no pun intended!) Each family in Czech Republic makes it a little bit different this is the way we do it. Slowly add in to soup mix, stirring constantly. They should be hard. I wanted to make something “different” with sauerkraut (not just bake with sausages…) and had not heard of sauerkraut soup, but kapustnyak is absolutely delicious! 2. Added some Caraway seed and a diced up apple upon the second time of using the kielbasa instead of bacon. A very traditional way to eat the leftover dumplings the next day for breakfast or brunch is to chop them up into cubes, pan fry in a little butter; then add eggs and milk, and cook as if you are making scrambled eggs. I also only used 2 eggs. That’s so great! I’m glad to hear how much everyone loves the recipe. Jan 31, 2013 - This is very easy and delicious soup. Thank you for sharing that with us! This is the only advice I can offer. I can finally make my grandmother's dumplings! Will have to be on the look out for a barrel cured sauerkraut. Oh, sweet memories…. I’ve never heard of kapustnyak but these photos are enough to make ANYONE want this today.