Find & Log Healthy Recipes

Please enter 3 or more characters.

Polish Bean and Sauerkraut Soup

MyFitnessPal’s Recipes
by MyFitnessPal’s Recipes
Share it:
4.5/5 (8)
Polish Bean and Sauerkraut Soup

This hearty vegetable soup, known properly as Kapusniak, may sound odd, but it’s a delicious bean soup and a great way to get fermented food into your diet for gut health. Don’t worry, it doesn’t taste overly sauerkraut-y, just hearty and filling. Make sure to buy fresh (not canned) sauerkraut to get the beneficial live cultures. Probiotic cultures are destroyed at around 115°F (47°C), so add the sauerkraut at the end of cooking and be sure not to simmer or boil.

RD Tip

Sauerkraut provides probiotics, the healthy bacteria that live in your gut, while the beans provide prebiotics, which are foods high in fiber that feed the bacteria in your gut. Both are critical for optimal gut health.

Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Discover hundreds of healthy recipes — from high protein to low carb — via “Recipe Discovery” in the MyFitnessPal app.

About the Author

MyFitnessPal’s Recipes
MyFitnessPal’s Recipes

Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carbhigh-proteinhigh-fibergluten-freedairy-freevegetarianveganlow sodium

Related

Never Miss a Post!

Turn on MyFitnessPal desktop notifications and stay up to date on the latest health and fitness advice.

Great!

Click the 'Allow' Button Above

Awesome!

You're all set.

You’re taking control of your fitness and wellness journey, so take control of your data, too. Learn more about your rights and options. Or click here to opt-out of certain cookies.