Bavarian Baked Pork Chops

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Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 hr 15 mins

This is posted for ZWT II. From a cookbook called Specialties of the House.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 6 pork chops, 1 inch thick, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 tablespoons oil or 2 tablespoons fat or 2 tablespoons lard
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 12 lbs sauerkraut
  • 3 cups pureed apricots
  • 14 teaspoon caraway seed

Directions

  1. Saute pork chops in the fat until lightly browned on both sides.
  2. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper, then remove from skillet.
  3. Add onions to the skillet and saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, rinse the sauerkraut under cold water; drain well.
  5. Combine the sauerkraut with the apricots, caraway seeds and sauteed onions.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Place 3/4 of the sauerkraut mixture in a greased 2-quart baking dish, arrange pork over it, then cover with the remaining sauerkraut.
  8. Cover and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, removing cover during last 15 minutes of cooking.