What to Eat Sauerkraut With (15 Easy Ideas)

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Looking to eat more sauerkraut but don’t know what to serve it with? Find our favorite meals that go well with sauerkraut in this hand-selected list.

It’s flavorful and incredibly good for you: sauerkraut, or pickled and fermented cabbage, has a sour taste and is traditionally used in German cuisine.

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What to Eat Sauerkraut With (15 Easy Ideas)

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Looking to eat more sauerkraut but don’t know what to serve it with? Find our favorite sides and mains in this hand-selected list. The following crispy potato wedges are a family favorite side you need to try!


Crispy Potato Wedges

  • 1 lb potatoes (450 g), scrubbed or peeled
  • 1 tablespoon neutral oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of paprika


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat your oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  2. Cut each potato into wedges by first halving them lengthwise, then cutting each half into 4 wedges. 
  3. Place all potato wedges into a bowl and add oil, garlic, salt and paprika. Toss until well-coated, then spread the potatoes in a single layer on your prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and fork-tender.


  • You can add smoked paprika, onion powder, black pepper, nutritional yeast, lemon juice or fresh herbs to your potato wedges!
  • Serve warm with your favorite dips.
  • Find 15+ more ideas for what to serve with sauerkraut in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: ¼ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 136Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 211mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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