Chicken Sausage with Potatoes & Sauerkraut for Two


This flavorful dinner is our weeknight version of choucroute garni, "dressed sauerkraut." We prefer the taste of roasted garlic sausage or sweet apple sausage in this recipe, but you can use any type of chicken sausage you prefer. Refrigerated sauerkraut adds a crisp texture to the dish, so opt for that instead of canned. Serve with roasted carrots and some mustard to spread on the sausage. This recipe was adapted from our popular Chicken Sausage with Potatoes & Sauerkraut to serve two instead of four.

Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
2 servings, about 1 1/ cups each


  • 1 ½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 6 ounces (2 links) cooked chicken sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 2- to 3-inch pieces

  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 small Yukon Gold potatoes, halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • ¾ cup sauerkraut, rinsed

  • ¾ cup dry white wine

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • teaspoon caraway seeds

  • ½ bay leaf


  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and onion and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, about 4 minutes. Add potatoes, sauerkraut, wine, pepper, caraway seeds and bay leaf; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
9g Fat
27g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 15g 29%
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Vitamin A 20IU 0%
Vitamin C 20mg 22%
Folate 38mcg 10%
Sodium 565mg 25%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Magnesium 41mg 10%
Potassium 614mg 13%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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