Sausage and Kraut

Sausage and Kraut

Made with Purnell's “Old Folks” Old Fashioned Garlic Franks


1 package Purnell’s Old Fashioned Garlic Franks, cut into 2 in. pieces
6 oz country ham
1 lb bag sauerkraut, rinsed
8 red potatoes, halved
1 yellow onion
2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, smashed
1 tsp tarragon
1 tsp juniper berries, crushed
Salt and pepper to taste
1 apple, grated
1 cup dry white wine
2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
Optional: whole-grain mustard, for serving


Begin by soaking the sauerkraut in a bowl of warm water. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook the potatoes in water until tender. This should only take about 10 minutes. Drain and place in warming drawer.

Then the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the sausages (pricked with a fork) and ham to the pot. cook until browned on one side, only taking about 4 minutes, before turning over. Then flip the meats and add the onion (cut into large chunks), garlic, tarragon, juniper berries, as well as salt and pepper to taste. Cook 6 minutes and then add the grated apple and cook 2 more minutes.

Remove the sauerkraut from the water and drain. Add to the pot along with the wine and 1 cup water. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Then uncover and cook until the mixture thickens, about 5 more minutes.

When finished cooking, transfer onto a serving platter. Top the delicious meal with the parsley.

Optional: side of mustard.

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