Sauerkraut Salad

Sauerkraut Salad

Tangy Delight: A Sauerkraut Salad Symphony

Imagine a vibrant bowl brimming with crunchy, tangy sauerkraut, its golden strands glistening with a sweet and sour glaze. This isn’t your grandma’s cabbage dish; it’s a Sauerkraut Salad Symphony, a modern twist on a classic fermented favorite.

A Kaleidoscope of Colors:

Picture emerald green pepper squares, their crispness a refreshing counterpoint to the sauerkraut’s tang. With their ruby-red glow, diced pimento peppers add a vibrant color and a hint of sweetness: the subtle bite and grassy aroma of chopped onion and celery round out the melody of flavors.

A Sweet-and-Sour Serenade:

The true maestro of this dish is the savory-sweet sauce. Imagine the warm embrace of salad oil mingling with the tangy vinegar zip. A whisper of sugar balances the acidity, while a pinch of salt and pepper adds depth and dimension. Each bite is a delightful serenade of contrasting flavors, the sweet and sour playing a lively tango on your tongue.

Crunchy, Tangy Bliss:

The fermented tang of the sauerkraut takes center stage, its complex, earthy notes a testament to the magic of time and microbes. The crisp vegetables offer a satisfying counterpoint, their varied textures creating a symphony in your mouth. Each spoonful celebrates freshness and fermentation, a testament to the simple pleasure of well-balanced flavors.

Versatility is the Spice of Life:

This Sauerkraut Salad isn’t a one-note wonder. Serve it as a refreshing side dish alongside grilled meats or roasted vegetables. Spoon it over a bed of lettuce for a tangy lunch salad. Or, for a truly unforgettable experience, top it with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of freshly cracked black pepper.

More Than Just a Salad:

This Sauerkraut Salad is more than just a collection of ingredients; it’s a celebration of culinary creativity. It’s a testament to the power of fermentation, a reminder that sometimes, the most delicious things in life come from embracing the unexpected.

So, next time you’re looking for a vibrant, healthy, and delicious dish, grab some sauerkraut and whip up this Sauerkraut Salad Symphony. With every bite, you’ll savor the tangy goodness, the crunchy delight, and the pure joy of a salad that’s anything but ordinary.

Sauerkraut Salad

Sauerkraut Salad
A vintage handwritten recipe card for a Sauerkraut Salad made with sauerkraut, green pepper, pimento, onion, celery, sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
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  • 1 can sauerkraut large can, drained
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup pimento, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup salad oil


  • Combine sauerkraut, green pepper, pimento, onion, and celery.
  • In a saucepan, boil sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper. (This can be doubled)
  • Remove from heat and add 1/3 cup salad oil.
  • Pour the heated mixture over the sauerkraut mixture and marinate overnight {in the refrigerator}.

Kitchen Helper 2

medium saucepan
Large Mixing Bowl
Salad Bowl
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Cabbage, Congealed Salad, Sauerkraut

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