What is Sauerkraut?

Some people call is fermented sauerkraut, but that is redundant. By definition, sauerkraut is fermented.

Cabbage releases it’s on liquid, which creates the brine, so you don’t even need to add water.

close up of sauerkraut

It is crunchy, slightly sour, but still fresh and totally a veggie, so it makes for the perfect condiment. Serve it on hot dogs, simmer bratwurst, top it on burgers or even French Fries and tater tots.

Fermentation is Good For Your Belly!

Fermented foodies are also good for you belly because they are high in rich in probiotic bacteria. This has been linked to good digestive health.

The process is called lacto-fermentation and has been used for centuries to preserve fresh produce. The process produces good bacteria, also known as beneficial bacteria, and prevents the harmful stuff from growing.

Learn how to make sauerkraut!

Recipes That Use Sauerkraut

sauerkraut soup in a blue bowl
Sauerkraut Soup
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