5-Ingredient Slow-cooker Sausage Recipe With Sauerkraut & Apples by 30Seconds Food

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5-Ingredient Slow-cooker Sausage Recipe With Sauerkraut & Apples

Sauerkraut and sausage are a classic combination. Throw some apples into the mix, and you have a fantastic fall recipe! This easy smoked sausage recipe with sauerkraut and apples is made in a slow cooker and has minimal prep. The brown sugar and apple juice adds the moisture needed to perfectly cook the ingredients while you do other things.

You could add caraway seeds to the recipe if you're a fan. Use whatever sausage you like. Polish kielbasa and German sausages work well. For a kick, you could use jalapeno smoked sausage.

Cuisine: Polish / German
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 to 5 hours
Total Time: 4 to 5 hours
Servings: 4


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound (16 ounces) smoked sausage links
  • 3 tart apples, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup apple juice

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the sauerkraut into a slow cooker. Top with the sausage, apples and brown sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the apple juice over the top.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours. 

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Slow Cookers $20 & Up
Sauerkraut $2 & Up
Apple Juice $2 & Up
Brown Sugar $2 & Up

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Thanks for sharing this wonderful Article
Perfect Oktoberfest meal, or anytime this fall. 🍁🍂
Ooooh, we love sausage with apples!

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