Definition of sauerkraut in English:

sauerkraut

noun

mass noun
  • A German dish of chopped pickled cabbage.

    • ‘Try authentic sauerkraut, spicy sausages, schnitzels and pretzels washed down with one of the 800 varieties of beers found in the Bavarian region of Germany.’
    • ‘Alsace is also, incidentally, the home of choucroute garnie, a traditional dish of sauerkraut and various forms of pork.’
    • ‘Mulgikapsad is a pork and sauerkraut dish that takes its name from an Estonian province.’
    • ‘Also popular for special meals is roast duck, pork, or goose with dumplings and sauerkraut.’
    • ‘Avoid olives, pickles and sauerkraut because of their high sodium content.’
    • ‘At least once a day, eat a small serving of tempeh, unpasteurized sauerkraut, whole-grain rye bread, or unsweetened kefir.’
    • ‘In a small bowl mix together the lovage, brioche, sauerkraut, creme fraiche, and sour cream.’
    • ‘The uptake of such supplements can be assisted by eating enzyme rich foods such as pickles, sauerkraut, or sprouts.’
    • ‘The choucroute, which is sausage and smoked ham cooked in sauerkraut, was also a winner.’
    • ‘Mashed potatoes covered with beef gravy, noodles with brown butter, chicken potpie, and sauerkraut are regional favorites.’
    • ‘There is, of course, the option of sausage or schnitzel on a bun, and sauerkraut is available, but will cost you extra.’
    • ‘Christmas dinner includes roast pork or goose, blood sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes, and head cheese, with gingerbread cookies for dessert.’
    • ‘Choucroute, a statement of Alsatian identity on a plate, is a sturdy dish of sauerkraut laden with cured and boiled meats: smoked sausage, ham knuckles, belly pork.’
    • ‘He liked sausages, sauerkraut, tongue, pickles, cucumber salad, and goose liver, which became, on festive occasions, an almost holy object that only Karel could slice and distribute to his congregation of gourmets.’
    • ‘Regular dill pickles and sauerkraut are fermented and cured for about 3 weeks.’
    • ‘On the hot dogs I requested sauerkraut and mustard.’
    • ‘Their food, usually stew or sausage and sauerkraut, was what was available in 1916.’
    • ‘But the crowd-pleaser is lusciously roasted baby loin of pork, accompanied not only by sauerkraut and apple compote but by smoked sausage and two spare ribs.’
    • ‘A few people add white beans, a few more finely sliced pickled dill cucumbers, and a few add sauerkraut.’
    • ‘Stews, roasts, and casseroles with vegetable, salads, sour pickles, and sauerkraut make up the usual main course.’
    relish, chutney, chow chow, piccalilli
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Origin

From German, from sauer ‘sour’ + Kraut ‘vegetable’.

Pronunciation

sauerkraut

/ˈsaʊəkraʊt/