1½ to 2 lbs. pork sausage links
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp. caraway seeds
1 qt. sauerkraut
½ cup apple juice or water
Pan fry sausage until lightly browned. Remove sausage from skilled, drain off all but 2 tbsp. drippings. Sauce onion in sausage dripping. In 2 qt. casserole place half the sauerkraut, then half the onion and caraway seeds; repeat layers and top with sausage links. Pour apple juice over sausage, cover, bake at 350°F, for 1 hour. Uncover casserole last 15 min. To brown sausage. Makes 6 servings.
NOTE: Frankfurters may be substituted for sausage. Arrange on top of sauerkraut for last half hour of baking.
Suggested Menu and Preparation Schedule
Sauerkraut Casserole with Sausage
Carrot and Celery Sticks
Apple Dumplings with Apricot Glaze (Card #91)
Early in the day or the day before bake or buy Apple Dumplings
*4:30 pm Prepare Sauerkraut Casserole
5:00 Place Casserole in Preheated Oven
*5:05 Prepare Carrot and Celery Sticks. Chill.
5:30 Prepare Apricot Glaze. Keep Warm.
5:45 Prepare Instant Mashed Potatoes According to Directions on Package
5:55 Place Apple Dumplings in Slow Oven to Warm
6:00 Bon Appetit! Enjoy Your Dinner
After dinner serve warm Apple Dumplings topped with Apricot Glaze.
*May be prepared earlier and refrigerated.
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