1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
1/2 pound smoked Polish sausage or kielbasa, cut up
1 large tart apple, peeled and cut into eighths
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds, optional
1/3 cup apple juice
1. Place half the sauerkraut in an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Top with sausage, apples, brown sugar, caraway seeds if desired, and pepper. Top with remaining sauerkraut. Pour apple juice over all.
2. Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours or until apples are tender.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours
YIELD: 2 servings.
1 cup: 522 calories, 30g fat (10g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 1440mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.