Sauerkraut Salad Dressing

Sauerkraut Salad Dressing benefits to gut and to the budget

Whether I buy or make sauerkraut, I am unable to throw away the nutritious sauerkraut juice. As a resourceful mom, I thought I’d try to make salad dressing one day with the sauerkraut fulfilling the “vinegar” component. Fortunately, it taste delicious.

Sauerkraut Salad Dressing

Fermentation preserves and releases the lactic acids of cabbage and other vegetables. Sauerkraut is chock full of probiotic biome that inhibit growth of bad bacteria. The juice is also a Real Food option. Kids can take salad dressing on a salad easier than a pill, so it seems a perfect answer.

With this process, all the good bacteria can grow and fill your body with empowerment. Basically, your body will be able to fight off bad bacteria. In short, it gives your gut a better disposition to build immunity and keep you regular.

The great news is that it’s resourceful too. If you are eating enough sauerkraut, then you will save the cost of buying Organic Balsamic Vinegar and wines.

Other uses for Sauerkraut Juice

  • Make another batch of sauerkraut, and use some of the juice to jumpstart the process.
  • Use a bit to sip when nauseated.
  • Use to make some Apple Soda

But honestly, most of the time I simply use the juice to make

Salad dressing!

Sauerkraut juice is simple and delicious and adds great benefits to our almost-daily salad.

First, take your juice and see that you have about the amount shown below. I leave all the little cabbage pieces in, but you can strain them out. The bits of crunch add a new fun to salad dressing.

Remaining sauerkraut juice

The sauerkraut juice has water in its juice. It also has the sour vinegar component.  Therefore, I skip these ingredients and add seasonings.

sauerkraut dressing


sauerkraut juice

paprika, garlic powder, salt

sauerkraut juice

Now you add the oil and put the lid on. Shake vigorously for a tasty salad dressing that is also resourceful. Don’t limit yourself. Have fun dressing up your salad with delicious sauerkraut juice while adding terrific benefits to your family. Other ways to consume probiotics are in these linked recipes for: ice cream and pie.

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6 thoughts on “Sauerkraut Salad Dressing

  1. Fabulous! Excited to try it. Already preserved some juice from a batch of sauerkraut I made this afternoon…. Quick question, is this “standard” mustard? Or are you using powdered mustard? Can’t wait to try it…. YUM! 😀

    1. That’s a really good idea, Kristine. I may try powdered next. I have used yellow and dijon, but powdered would work well too. Maybe a teaspoon since more concentrated and you could add a bit of vinegar. I’ll test too.

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