Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Knockwurst Stoup

This was a really easy and good tasting soup. It was full of flavors and textures too. That said, I would rather have been eating another bowl of Slow Cooker Choucroute. Update: Andy just commented, "that was really good!"

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  • 1 package smoked turkey kielbasa, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 lb sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 rounded tablespoons dark or light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (eyeball it)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 McIntosh apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup (a handful) flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • A few slices dark bread

Preheat a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add the sliced knockwurst and cook until lightly browned, about 4-5 minutes. Add the caraway seeds to the pot. Toast for abut 30 seconds then add the onion, bay leaf and apple, season with a little salt and pepper and cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until the onions get tender. Add the sauerkraut.

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Add the sugar and apple cider vinegar, cook for about 1 minute, then add the chicken stock and tomato sauce. Bring up to a bubble and simmer the soup for about 10 minutes. Serve with lightly buttered dark bread alongside.

Recipe adapted from Rachael Ray


Alice and Stuart said...

Hey Jessica! Love the durham skyline pictures. We are at the DFM on Sat mornings. We don't have much produce or flowers at this point, but we usually have a good amount throughout the main season. Would be great to meet you in person!

hot garlic said...

Hey, thanks for the compliments on the bright pics, I do love them vibrant. Sorry I haven't had as much time to blog stalk, I still feel like I haven't fully recovered from our trip -which we got home from almost 2 weeks ago... I have yet to finish the piles of laundry and I'm barely keeping my head above water on everything else!

This soup looks warm and comforting! said...

Sounds like an amazing soup and so perfect for the season!