sauerkraut

noun
sau·​er·​kraut | \ ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌkrau̇t \

Definition of sauerkraut

: cabbage cut fine and fermented in a brine made of its own juice with salt

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The crunchy sauerkraut and hearty brown cider mustard are both farm-made. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Destination Dining: Finnriver Farm & Cidery," 25 Sep. 2018 Don’t expect smiles or chitchat from the busy and busty dirndl-wearing waitresses, but do expect plates piled with roast pork belly, crispy schnitzels, potato pancakes, and sauerkraut. Adam H. Graham, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Perfect Long Weekend in Bavaria," 17 Sep. 2018 Lipman’s go-tos include kimchi, sauerkraut, fermented miso and vegetables, and full-fat coconut yogurt. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "The Complete Guide to Probiotics, From Supplements to Kombucha," 16 Oct. 2018 Berg says that preparing sauerkraut employs fermentation, not pickling. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "Here's How to Make Sauerkraut," 30 Oct. 2018 Stewart’s go-to order is two hot dogs with sauerkraut and mustard. Fox News, "National Hot Dog Day: 5 celebs who love franks as much as you," 19 July 2017 Cut the richness of the meat with condiments like pickled red onion, sauerkraut, or briny capers. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, "A Totally Obsessive A-to-Z Guide to Making Sandwiches," 26 Feb. 2018 With locations in Boston and elsewhere, this pizzeria is heading to the Upper East Side with pies that are seared and grilled in avocado oil and topped with variations, like the Reuben with pastrami and sauerkraut. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Kings Co Imperial Extends Its Reach to Manhattan," 26 June 2018 Both fresh and smoked kielbasa come crisscrossed atop a pile of bigos, Poland’s national dish made of stewed sauerkraut, cabbage and leftover chunks of meat. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Review: Polka serves some of metro Detroit's best Polish food, in Troy," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of sauerkraut

1617, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sauerkraut

German, from sauer sour + Kraut greens

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sauerkraut

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English Language Learners Definition of sauerkraut

: a German food made of a vegetable (called a cabbage) that is cut into small pieces and soaked in a salty and sour liquid

sauerkraut

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sau·​er·​kraut | \ ˈsau̇-ər-ˌkrau̇t \

Kids Definition of sauerkraut

: finely cut cabbage soaked in a salty mixture

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