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German Sauerkraut



  • 2 1/4 gallons (18 pounds 9 ounces) canned sauerkraut, undrained
  • 3 cups (1 pound) bacon, raw, chopped
  • 2 1/4 quarts (3 pounds) chopped onions
  • 4 cups (1 pound or 3-4 apples) apples, pared and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons (1 ounce) whole caraway seeds
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) brown sugar (packed)


  1. Combine sauerkraut, bacon, onions, apples, caraway seed, and brown sugar; cook for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Yields 100 portions.


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