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Sauerkraut Hot Dog Topping

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"You'll relish this zesty condiment Erlene Cornelius sends! 'For years, I stirred this up 'by guess and by golly' before finally figuring out the proper measure of ingredients so I could share the recipe,' admits this Spring City, Tennessee cook. 'It's great to have on hand anytime that you grill hot dogs or smoked sausages.'"
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10 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; cook on low heat until heated through. Serve over hot dogs.


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Most helpful positive review

Very good. I will make this again. Instead of the pickle relish and prepared mustard, I substituted hot dog relish.

Most helpful critical review

Pretty tasty and very easy to half for two-three servings. I would use a little more brown sugar to bring up the sweet factor which would complement the saltiness of the hot dog meat. I would ...

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Very good. I will make this again. Instead of the pickle relish and prepared mustard, I substituted hot dog relish.

I always think I like Sauerkraut on hot dogs but then it always seems to disappoint; being kind of tart. Make no mistake, this recipe is still sauerkraut but dolled up some making it a little sp...

This is DELICIOUS! I wanted to serve something different than just plain sauerkraut for our hot dogs and kielbasa, and I'm soooo glad I chose this recipe. I made this just as written and feel no...

What a great way to dress up regular sauerkraut! I served this on Seattle Cream Cheese Dogs from this site and it was so good. Didn't change a thing!

WOW!! I had my doubts this but man was it good. I mad a few changes. First change i used a small can of souerkraut then i used just a little less then 1/4 cup of relish. Only because that is wha...

This was good. I cant say that I tried this plain. But I have had this recipe in my recipe box for some time now and thought if I ever made sauerkraut that I would make this version. We aren'...

A nice alternative to the usual mustard or ketchup. This topping is kind of sweet, so be prepared for that. My can of sauerkraut was only 14 oz though, so maybe just a little bit less relish o...

Served this over beer brats with a slice of jalapeno cheese. WOW was it good!

Excellent! What a yummy way to dress up our hot dogs. My husband and I both loved this.