Hearty German Soup

For those of you who love sauerkraut, you will appreciate this hearty, low calorie soup.


1 lb. lean ground beef (93/7)
1 large onion, chopped
1 T minced garlic
2 cups Imagine Organic Low Sodium Low Fat Chicken Broth
2 14.5 oz cans Healthy Valley Low Fat No Sodium Added Beef Broth
1 14.5 oz can no salt added diced tomatoes
1 jar Claussen Sauerkraut
1 cup water
1 T brown sugar
1 T Worcestershire sauce
4 bay leaves
2 T dried parsley
1 t ground sage
1 t black pepper 


In a nonstick skillet sprayed with olive oil in a mister bottle, cook chopped onion until soft and slightly browned. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Transfer onion and garlic to large stock pot.

In the same skillet, brown ground beef.

While the beef is cooking, add the chicken stock, beef stock, tomatoes, sauerkraut, water, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, parsley, sage, and pepper.

When beef is cooked, add it to the stock pot. Bring soup to a boil, and then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 hour. Remove bay leaves. Serve soup with a dollop of sour cream if desired.

Makes 12 1-cup servings