Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage, Sauerkraut, and Apples

by , March 28, 2017
sauerkraut and smoked sausage
Diana Rattray

This classic recipe is a popular combination of sauerkraut, apples, and smoked sausage. Use Polish sausage or kielbasa, or use another kind of smoked sausage in the recipe. It's an excellent dish to take along to a potluck or party.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 Hours 15 minutes



  1. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of the slow cooker.
  2. Combine the sauerkraut, smoked sausage, sliced apples, and onions in the slow cooker.
  3. In a bowl, combine the apple juice, brown sugar, mustard, caraway seeds, if using, and the salt and pepper. Pour over the sauerkraut and sausage mixture; stir to blend ingredients.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 7 hours (HIGH for about 3 hours).

8 Servings

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