1 tablespoon olive oil
1 14-ounce can kraut, drained
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 or 3 dashes bottled hot sauce
1 package smoked sausage links
1 package hot dog or steak/hoagie buns
Shredded white Cheddar or Swiss cheese to taste
Favorite mustard to taste
Favorite relish to taste
SAUTE onions and bell pepper in oil about 5 minutes or tender; add kraut and heat through. Simmer 5 minutes for flavors to blend.
STIR in sugar, garlic powder and hot sauce; simmer 5 minutes; heat sausage as package directs (beer simmered optional).
PLACE sausage in bun; top with kraut mixture, cheese, mustard and relish.
SERVE right away.
Nutrition information: 1/8 recipe, bun included (allowing there are 8 sausages) 230 calories; 90 calories from fat; 10 grams fat; 3.5 grams saturated fat; 20 milligrams cholesterol; 710 milligrams sodium; 26 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 8 grams protein.