Sauerkraut Balls

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
40 mins
Cook
20 mins

These are a must for our New Years Celebration. A little work but well worth the effort.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 13 cups finely chopped ham (ground if possible)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 12 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups sauerkraut (drained & chopped, reserving 1/2 cup juice)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups milk
  • seasoned dry bread crumb

Directions

  1. Brown onion in butter.
  2. Add ham and garlic to onion.
  3. Stir in flour and cook thoroughly.
  4. Add juice, sauerkraut and parsley.
  5. Cook until it forms a paste.
  6. Cool.
  7. Form into 1/2 inch balls.
  8. Bread by dipping in the egg& milk mixture (1 egg& 2c. milk) and then roll in flour, back in egg mixture, then roll in breadcrumbs.
  9. Deep Fry until golden.