This dish has some of the flavors that I miss from my childhood in Germany. It is comfort food with a capital 'C.' I like to pair it with my own pork schnitzel or with baked chicken for a hearty dinner. This dish also includes a recipe for a creamy sauce that I use both in pot pies and as a substitute for condensed soups in many recipes. 'Guten Appetit!'

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

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  • Whisk the flour, bouillon granules, water, and milk together in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil until thick, 1 to 2 minutes, whisking continuously. Remove from heat and stir the sour cream into the flour mixture; set aside to cool.

  • Combine the onion, Cheddar cheese, sauerkraut, salt, pepper, and caraway seeds in a large mixing bowl. Stir the sour cream sauce and the melted butter into the sauerkraut mixture; fold the hash brown potatoes into the mixture. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Use a spatula to flatten into an even layer.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the potatoes are tender and the top is brown and bubbly, 60 to 70 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

368 calories; 23.6 g total fat; 43 mg cholesterol; 681 mg sodium. 31.3 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2013
Fantabulous! I halved the recipe because I just wasn't sure how it would go over & I'm wishing I would've made the whole thing-it was GREAT! My 4 yr old had 3 helpings! I didn't use the optional caraway seeds. We'll definitely be having this on a regular basis!! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/07/2010
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31 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2013
Fantabulous! I halved the recipe because I just wasn't sure how it would go over & I'm wishing I would've made the whole thing-it was GREAT! My 4 yr old had 3 helpings! I didn't use the optional caraway seeds. We'll definitely be having this on a regular basis!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2013
Fantabulous! I halved the recipe because I just wasn't sure how it would go over & I'm wishing I would've made the whole thing-it was GREAT! My 4 yr old had 3 helpings! I didn't use the optional caraway seeds. We'll definitely be having this on a regular basis!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/28/2010
wonderful and a crowd pleaser. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2010
Delicious! The simple white sauce is so much tastier than using a cream of mushroom soup or something similar. I did add a bit more saurkraut as I wanted to use up the jar. Will definitely make this again!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/02/2009
Fantastic!!! It is definitely "super savory". Very rich creamy cheesy... utterly delicious and easy too. My family gave it rave reviews. Thanks for the recipe Dar!:-) Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/07/2010
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Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2014
Yum. Everything fit into a 7 x 11 pan and cooked it a tad longer. I put parsley on top mainly for color. Next time perhaps I will put bell pepper inside or something green.... the color is pale. I used red onions. I used 1 1/2 C. Sauerkraut and it could use more. Thank you for the recipe!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/13/2009
This was FANTASTIC! My husband is Lithuanian and LOVES sauerkraut so I'm always on the lookout for recipes that include it. This was just incredibly good. I made it exactly as written but when I make it for my Lithuanian MIL I'll probably omit the cheese and add some crumbled bacon using the bacon grease in place of the butter. Thank you so much for this recipe - it's going in the permanent file! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/25/2015
We love sauerkraut and have 11 quarts of it that my husband made from our garden this past year...now I have another fabulous recipe to use. I used the basic recipe exactly as written and added a 1/2 cup diced red and green peppers to add some color to it. Also used a little extra cheese to cover the top....very good! Will definetly make again.... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/22/2011
I was so skeptical of this dish because I am NOT a saurkraut fan. The only thing I did differently was add more cheddar cheese than it called for. This came out bubbly cheesy and SO DELICIOUS!! I loved the very edges of the casserole that browned nicely in the pan. I find any excuse to make this! Read More
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