Instant Pot Sauerkraut


Put your Power Pressure Cooker XL or Instant Pot to work and make an awesome kraut in no time! You can eat it hot, can it, or just put in canning jars with plastic lids and place in refrigerator. Who said you had to wait weeks for it in a crock?

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 1 head cabbage, coarsely chopped

  • 1 cup white vinegar

  • ¼ cup water

  • ¼ cup salt


  1. Place cabbage in the pot of a multi-functional electric pressure cooker. Add vinegar, water, and salt. Stir and cover.

  2. Lock the lid, close the vent, and select Chicken/Meat setting according to manufacturer's instructions. Set timer for 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
0g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 3928mg 171%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 72mg 360%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 335mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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