Dohr Kraut Balls

Saurkraut Balls (makes 7-8 dozen)


  • 2#’s pork or Italian sausage
  • 2-15oz cans of sauerkraut (drained and chopped)
  • 2 pkgs cream cheese
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tbsps mustard (your choice of type)
  • 1-2 Jalapeno peppers (chopped)
  • 6 slices of bread (cubed)
  • 1 bunch of parsley (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Seasoned flour (flour with your choice of spices)
  • 5-6 eggs with 1 ½ cup of milk (mixed)
  • Seasoned Bread Crumbs
  • Canola or Vegetable Oil


  • Brown sausage.  Just before done add the onions, garlic, and jalapeno peppers.  Finish cooking.
  • Add bread, parsley, sauerkraut, cream cheese, and mustard.   Add salt and pepper if desired.  Mix well.
  • Chill for at least 1-2 hours.
  • Form into balls.
  • Roll in seasoned flour, dredge in egg-milk, and roll in seasoned breadcrumbs.
  • Fry in hot oil until outside is golden brown.
  • Serve immediately.

If serving at a later time, heat sauerkraut balls in a 350 degree oven for approximately 15 minutes.

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