Here is a great tasting soup recipe my gramma Hoch used to make. enjoy.
CROCK-POT SAUERKRAUT SOUP
1 Lb. (approx) Beef (trimmed chuck, rump, round, or 1-2 Lb. Beef Shank)
6 -8 slices Bacon, cut-up
6 cups Water
2 medium Onions, chopped
1 Leek / or / 2 Green Onions, sliced
2 cloves Garlic, cut in half
2 Carrots, sliced
3 stalks Celery, sliced
1 Lb. Sauerkraut, rinsed & drained
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1 Tblsp. Bouquet Garni, (mixture of thyme, rosemary, parsley & other herbs)
4 Hot Dogs, thickly sliced
1 tsp. Dill, fresh or dry
Place Beef, Bacon, Water, Onioins, Leek, Garlic, Carrots, Celery, Sauerkraut, Salt&Pepper & herbs in Crock-Pot.
COVER AND COOK ON LOW FOR 8 - 10 HOURS
Add Hot Dogs during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
Serve Soup, Sprinkle w/Dill and a dallop of Sour Cream.