Simple Lentil Side Dish Recipe with Sauerkraut

Collop with sauerkraut and lentils

Try that simple lentil recipe if you do not know what to do with lentils. That lentil side dish recipe is convenient for various meat or poultry meals. At the same time, lentils food is very nourishing. And so you can serve that lentil recipe as main dish.

You can use any kind lentil as you want – red, green, yellow.

You can cook in water or in sauerkraut juice. The dish will be sourer if you use fermented cabbage juice. But also more healthy.


  • 1 cup lentils (any kind you want);
  • 2 cups sauerkraut;
  • 1 big onion;
  • olive oil;
  • black pepper, dried garlic, salt, to taste.

1. Rinse the lentils.

2. Chop the onion.

choped onion

3. Heat olive oil in a big pan. Add the lentils, sauerkraut, and onion. Sauté 3-4 minutes, stirring.

lentil with sauerkraut

4. Pour 2 cups water or sauerkraut juice. Add the spices. Do not add salt if you use juice sauerkraut. Cover. Simmer over medium heat, occasionally stirring, for 30-40 minutes.

That’s all. Your simple lentil side dish is ready. Serve it with pork collop or other meat meal.

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