Monday, March 15, 2010

Sauerkraut - The Westphalian Way

1 Lbs packaged or canned sauerkraut
1 small onion, diced
1 apple, diced
1 Tbls butter or lard
1/2 cup broth or white wine
2 bay leaves
5 juniper berries
1 ts sugar
cumin, pepper, salt to taste

Caramelize onions in butter and sugar on low temp until soft. Add broth, sauerkraut, spices, and a little water. Simmer on low for 45 to 50 minutes. Add water during this time if needed. Reheating makes it even better!