Sauerkraut Hot Dog Topping

Sauerkraut Hot Dog Topping

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
27 Calories
0g Fat
7g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10
Amount per serving
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 0g
Calcium 15mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a great topping for those who love sauerkraut on their hot dogs. Instead of just adding plain sauerkraut, take a moment to jazz it up a bit and make it a memorable topping at your next grill-out. Serve it as part of a hot dog spread along with ketchup, mustard, onions, and relish.

By mixing sauerkraut, sweet pickle relish, and a few other ingredients together, you get a flavorful way to finish off a hot dog. The topping can also be used for grilled sausages and burgers.


  • 1 (15-ounce) can sauerkraut (rinsed and drained)
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine the sauerkraut, sweet pickle relish, sugar, mustard, and caraway seeds in a saucepan and heat until warmed through.

  3. Use the sauerkraut topping to top hot dogs or serve alongside your favorite meats.


  • For an extra special hot dog topping, make homemade sauerkraut. Just plan about 6 weeks ahead since that's how long the fermentation process typically takes.
  • Homemade or store-bought bread and butter or sweet pickles can be used in place of the relish. Simply chop finely before using.
  • Store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days after preparation.