Sauerkraut is simmered in bacon drippings with crumbled bacon and sugar.
INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):
- 1/2 pound bacon
- 1 (16 ounce) can sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- salt and pepper to taste
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, reserving drippings, crumble and set aside.
In a medium saucepan heat sauerkraut with a little water over medium heat. Stir in crumbled bacon, sugar and 3 to 4 tablespoons of bacon drippings. Cook for 20 minutes, or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.