Paradise kraut is a wonderful, flexible side dish or condiment. Whether heaped on a hot dog at a summer barbecue or as a side dish for a holiday meal, this recipe has year-round appeal.
This Austrian kraut recipe is as delicious as it is versatile. Onions are caramelized in lard and then simmered together with fresh shredded white cabbage and peeled diced tomatoes.
If you are short on time, canned peeled tomatoes can be used when preparing this recipe or, alternately, instructions for easily peeling tomatoes at home are included below.