Sauerkraut Menu Substitutions

Substitute sauerkraut into your menu

It’s easy to get healthy kraut into many meals

Yes, sauerkraut is known as a classic topping on sausages and burgers. But, food service pros can also serve it as a side-dish or a key ingredient in a recipe. Plus, watch our recipe videos for quick and profitable menu ideas. Here are some fun ways to substitute kraut into everyday meals.

Sauerkraut Nachos 300x190 Sauerkraut Menu Substitutions

  • Replace lettuce with sauerkraut on nachos or tacos.
  • Next time you prepare a stuffed pepper, fill it with kraut.
  • Use kraut to make a salad with a kick. Top it with an oil-based salad dressing.
  • Sauerkraut Cupcakes! Replace high-fat butter and oil in a German chocolate cupcake batter recipe with sauerkraut and applesauce.
  • How crazy do you want to get? Instead of a JagerBomb™, make a KrautBomb by combining 1 oz. Jagermeister™ and 3 oz. kraut juice. Prost!
  • For coleslaw or oriental salad, use drained and rinsed sauerkraut to save yourself the time of chopping up cabbage.

Coconut Crunch Bars 300x190 Sauerkraut Menu Substitutions

  • Add rinsed kraut to fried rice for extra crunch.
  • Use rinsed sauerkraut instead of coconut flakes in cookies and cakes.
  • Putting sauerkraut in stir-frys and egg rolls instantly gives the dish a complex Asian flavor.