Potatotes, Sauerkraut, and Sausage Supper

Yield: 8 servings
Source: Better Homes & Gardens Slow Cooker Meals - magazine special
BHG Comments: Some good crusty bread and a selection of your favorite mustards are perfect serve-alongs for this robust, German-Style meal.
Amy's Comments: This was the German part of our New Year's Day meal. YUM! I used healthy choice kielbasa which lowered the points some. I normally am not a fan, but the sausage was SO mild and flavorful after a day in the crockpot! Will DEFINITELY make this again!!

INGREDIENTS:

1 20-ounce package refrigerated diced potatoes w/onion (ie: Simply Potatoes)
1 cup chopped green sweet pepper
1 cup chopped carrot
1 1/2 pounds cooked smoked Polish sausage, cut into 2" pieces
2/3 cup apple juice or apple cider
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
1/2 tsp caraway seeds
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 14-16 can sauerkraut, drained

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a 4.5-5.5 quart slow cooker, combine potatoes, sweet pepper, and carrot. Add sausage.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together apple juice, cider vinegar, caraway seeds, salt, and black pepper. Pour over mixture in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5-6 hours or on high heat setting for 2.5-3 hours.
  4. If using low-heat setting, turn to high heat setting. Stir in sauerkraut. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more. To serve, transfer mixture to serving bowl.

NUTRITIONAL INFO:

H.U: 7 per serving as written (might be lower if you use a lighter sausage)

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