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Below is the recipe the way my mother used to make Zuurkool with stoofpeertjes. We, the children refused to eat  Zuurkool without something sweet. So my mother added the stoofpeertjes. I do see on the internet, that we were not the only ones adding something sweet to the Zuurkool, like apple or pineapple.
  • 16 oz (1 lb) Sauerkraut
  • 8 medium size potatoes
  • Smoked Sausage
  • Fatback
  • 3 thick strips of Bacon
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Pepper to taste
  1. In a separate pot you boil the fatback for about ½ hour. And in another pot the Sauerkraut with on top the smoked sausage, simmer for about ½ hour. When the fatback is done you use the water from the fatback for boiling the potatoes. The potatoes should be done after about 15 min. Cut the bacon in small pieces and fry, set aside. Drain the water from the potatoes and mash. Add 1 tbsp butter and the milk. Then drain the Sauerkraut add to the mashed potatoes. Add the fried bacon. I prefer to add something sweet to the Sauerkraut and for me that would be Stoofpeertjes with the smoked sausage.
Recipe by KinFolk Recipes at