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Definition of the noun sauerkraut

What does sauerkraut mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sauerkrauts

  1. shredded cabbage fermented in brine
    • examples: Yes, sausage and sauerkraut please. | I eat sauerkraut every morning. | As incredible as it may seem, she ordered a knuckle of ham with sauerkraut.
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: dish = a particular item of prepared food

Alternative definition of the noun sauerkraut


  1. A dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage.


Sauerkraut, directly translated: "sour cabbage", is finely cut cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria, including Leuconostoc, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus. It has a long shelf life and a distinctive sour flavor, both of which result from the lactic acid that forms when the bacteria ferment the sugars in the cabbage. Sauerkraut is also used as a condiment upon various foods, such as meat dishes and hot dogs.

  • also known as Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids


"Sauerkraut" is a book by A. W. Bitting.

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Google previewRecipes for Longer Life (1982)

by Ann Wigmore

Sauerkraut is a vitamin-producing food which has been a boon to us for centuries, regulating our digestive processes,

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Raw (2008)

by Bo Rinaldi, Mark Reinfeld

Sauerkraut is a delicious addition to the live food repertoire. It involves fermenting cabbage, a technique said to originate in China and used since ancient times. Before refrigeration, fermenting vegetables was a way to store staple foods for ...

Google previewBacteria, yeasts, and moulds in the home (1912)

by Herbert William Conn

Sauerkraut is a preparation which is allowed to undergo an incipient decomposition the flavors of which give the peculiar character to this food. That sauerkraut is a harmless food product is, of course, perfectly evident. In the general class of ...

Google previewReal Food Fermentation (2012)

Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen by Alex Lewin

SAUERKRAUT IS A FOOD whose salient ingredient is lacto-fermented Sauerkraut has a colorful history. It has existed in one form or another, by one name or another, for at least several thousand years. Evidence has been found of sauerkraut ...

Google previewHandbook of Fermented Functional Foods, Second Edition (2008)

by Edward R.(Ted) Farnworth

Sauerkraut is a German term meaning “sour cabbage”; this food has became popular in the United States and other...

Today, sauerkraut is an important industry that makes ...

Google previewPapaya the Medicine Tree (2003)

by Harald W. Tietze

To avoid calcium deficiency, it was common to add egg- shell flour to the sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is a very effective herb and not only a food mainly eaten by the Germans. Sauerkraut means sour-herb. For Papaya (Pawpaw) The Medicine Tree ...

Google previewTariff Information, 1921 (1921)

Hearings on General Tariff Revision Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives ... by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

Sauerkraut is an acidified vegetable-food product depending for its value upon the development within it of lactic acid bacilli. This development depends largely upon the cleanliness of the receptacle in which the process of development is ...

Google previewThe Fast Track One-Day Detox Diet (2005)

Boost metabolism, get rid of fattening toxins, safely lose up to 8 pounds overnight and keep them off for good by Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.

Sauerkraut is a natural source oflactic acid, a highly beneficial organic acid that results from the fermentation or culturing offoods. Of all the organic acids formed during the fermentation process, lactic acid is the most powerful inhibitor of the ...

Google previewHandbook of Fermented Functional Foods (2003)

by Edward R.(Ted) Farnworth

HISTORY AND CULTURE RELATED TO SAUERKRAUT Present-day sauerkraut is a product resulting from lactic acid fermentation of shredded, salted white cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata for. alba L.). There is no doubt that ...

Google previewThe Art of Fermentation (2012)

An In-depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World by Sandor Ellix Katz

Pierogi, strudels, pies, and dumplings: Sauerkraut is a classic stuffing for pierogi and savory phyllo dough pies and strudels. Similarly, Korean cuisine features kimchi-filled dumplings. In the Balkans, whole fermented cabbage leaves serve as ...

Google previewLife and Health; the National Health Magazine (1912)

Sauerkraut is a product of fermentation, but whether that in itself would be an objection is a question that we think has not been fully answered, for often persons who can not use fresh milk are able to drink fermented milk, either sour milk or ...

Google previewThe Southern Agriculturist and Register of Rural Affairs (1828)

Adapted to the Southern Section of the United States

Sauerkraut is a kind of food of which every family stores up, in proportion to its size, one or more large casks ; and, at this time of the year, (October and November,) the market-places are crowded with huge white pyramids of cabbages, (all ...

Google previewEating Raw, Living Well (2012)

by Hiawatha Cromer

Sauerkraut is a predigested food; ...

Google previewMacrobiotics For Dummies (2009)

by Verne Varona

Sauerkraut is a decidedly German word (meaning “sour cabbage”) for a fermented food that may have originated in China before spreading throughout the European continent thanks to Mongol warriors. It's finely shredded, white cabbage ...

Google previewBulletin (1914)

by Virginia. Dept. of Agriculture and Commerce

Sauerkraut is the product obtained by the natural fermentation (mostly lactic acid) of sound cabbage. The cabbage family originates in the Germanic and Slavic countries, and the cabbage was one of the first foods to be preserved. Method of ...

Google previewUniversity of Pennsylvania Law Review and American Law Register (1914)

Held: Sauerkraut is a staple, commercial commodity whose market value can be easily and accurately ascertained 578 UNIVERSITY OF PEN NSYLVANIA LA IV REVIEW.

Google previewUniversity of Pennsylvania Law Review (1914)

Held: Sauerkraut is a staple, commercial commodity whose market value can be easily and accurately ascertained 578 JNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LA IV REVIEW .



Bulk or barrelled sauerkraut is the product of characteristic acid flavour, obtained by the full fermentation, chiefly lactic, of properly prepared and shredded cabbage in the presence of 23 per cent salt. On completion of fermentation, it contains ...

Google preview500 (Practically) Fat-Free One-Pot Recipes (2013)

by Sarah Schlesinger

Sauerkraut is a fermented mixture of ...

Google previewThe "People Power" Food Superbook: Book 2. Healthy Food (Health - Organic Foods, Juicing, Sprouts, Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, Healing Salts, Bee Foods) (2014)

by Tony Kelbrat

Sauerkraut is the king of fermented foods. To make it, cut up a bunch of cabbage, put it in a tub or barrel, stomp it down with a bat, throw some salt in among it, stir everything up with your hands then cover it with plastic or wood and leave it in a ...

Google previewIntelligent Data Mining (2005)

Techniques and Applications by Da Ruan, Guoqing Chen, Etienne E. Kerre

Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005 * Sauerkraut is a form of pickled cabbage. Some people Granular Nested Causal Complexes.

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The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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