Creamy Sausage Potato and Sauerkraut Soup Recipe

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This healthy homemade soup is the ultimate comfort meal. With sausage and sauerkraut that go so well together, this cream soup recipe is perfect when the weather starts to cool down. This healthy homemade soup recipe is creamy and cheesy and uses Kielbasa sausage for a soup recipe ready in less than 30 minutes. Because it doesn't take a lot of time to prepare and cook it's great for any night of the week. For this healthy homemade soup recipe, you will need butter, onion, flour, chicken broth, milk, Kielbasa sausage, cooked diced potatoes, sauerkraut, dried parsley, shredded cheddar cheese and black pepper.For the full step by step instructions for this healthy homemade soup recipe, you will want to take a look at the Hot Eats and Cool Reads site.

Did you know there are several health benefits to consuming sauerkraut? Some of the health benefits of sauerkraut include its ability to help enhance your digestive health, protect your heart health, increase blood circulation, provide you with quick energy, strengthen your bones, stimulate the immune system, reduce the overall cholesterol levels, eliminate inflammation, and more.Sauerkraut is cabbage that has been fermented, which is the reason for its distinct sour taste. Sauerkraut is often used as a side dish or even as a condiment in some cultures, and can also be added to sausage or hot dogs. Fermented foods are commonly found in cultures around the world, but sauerkraut is especially popular throughout Europe, Asia, and America. Historical records point to sauerkrauts origin being somewhere in China, having been brought to Europe at some time during the Roman Empire. Pickled or fermented foods such as sauerkraut were very valuable in the era before there was refrigeration, as they allowed food to stay fresh during long journeys. Many people now associate sauerkraut with that of Eastern European countries and Germany, as it is popular in certain cultural dishes, but more and more people realize the health benefits of this food.

The fermentation process of the sauerkraut recipe is similar to the process of making kimchi or pickles, which means that heat is not applied during the process, as this will kill all of the bacteria that makes the fermentation process possible. Besides being a delicious addition to a variety of recipes, sauerkraut also makes for a healthy addition to any diet. Sauerkraut contains high levels of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and other various B vitamins. Sauerkraut has high levels of dietary fiber. Furthermore, sauerkraut is a good source of iron, copper, manganese, sodium, magnesium, and calcium, in addition to contributing a moderate amount of protein into your diet. Cabbage is popular for its high fiber content, which is one of the key points in any diet for the benefit of your digestive health. By regulating both your digestive and excretory system, you can also prevent serious ailments such as gastric ulcers and even colon cancer. Sauerkraut also contains several carotenes and a significant amount of vitamin A. This essential vitamin acts as an antioxidant, along with the carotenes, which help to eliminate the free radicals from the body, which are the dangerous byproducts of cellular metabolism that can cause healthy cells to mutate. Sauerkraut has also been linked to improved eye health, as vitamin A helps to reduce the chances of macular degeneration and cataract formation. Furthermore, the vitamin A helps to maintain the integrity of your skin, by slowing down the appearance of wrinkles, helping to eliminate blemishes, and keeping your skin looking young and healthy.

You will find this recipe for kielbasa sausage on the Hot Eats and Cool Reads site. On the site, you will find healthy homemade soup recipes, comfort meals, appetizers and snack recipes, dessert recipes, meatless recipes and more. **

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