Recipe: Summer Sauerkraut Salad
Add a Bavarian touch to your BBQ or potluck this summer with this lovely, fresh twist on the German classic. Great for piling on a vegan hot dog or as a side dish. It’s also one that should be made in advance, leaving less hassle if you’re going to be entertaining.
Summer Sauerkraut Salad
Adapted from Allrecipes.com
1 large jarsauerkraut, drained
1 tsp mustard seed
1 medium onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 large carrot, grated 1 14-oz jar diced pimento peppers
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
- Mix the sauerkraut, mustard seed, onion, celery, green pepper, carrot and pimento peppers together in a large bowl and set aside.
- Combine the sugar, oil and vinegar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil before removing from the heat. Pour over the sauerkraut mixture and mix well.
- Cover and refrigerate overnight before serving.
Makes 4 servings
Simple recipes like this one are perfect for summer. No need to cook up a sweat when you could be enjoying the sunshine!
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