Choucroute Garnie (Sauerkraut and Meat)

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Total Time
1hr 40mins
30 mins
1 hr 10 mins

This is my own invention, and some ideas from old cookbooks. My husband and I were married in Germany 43 years ago, and I loved the cooking that I experienced there. It's a complete meal, but not as heavy as some of the German cooking of the past. Enjoy!30

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  1. Salt and pepper pork chops and brown on both sides in a skillet in oil.
  2. In a deep oven pan (like a lasagna pan) place sliced potatoes in one layer, then cabbage evenly over the potatoes.
  3. Add onion layer, and then apple layer.
  4. Mix sauerkraut and caraway seeds together, and spread evenly over the apples.
  5. Mix broth, apple juice, pepper and cloves together and pour over all the vegetables.
  6. Place browned chops and sausages over the top.
  7. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
  8. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  9. Serves four.
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5 5

This is a great one-dish meal! Easy to prepare and oh so flavorful. It's even better reheated the next day. This is a winner. Thanks AGAIN, Carole for a great recipe.

4 5

Excellent fall recipe! The tastes melded together nicely. Easy to make. Personal taste: Next time I think I might serve the sauerkraut on the side as it lost some of its bite. Also: I had to cook this an extra 40 minutes before the potatoes were fully cooked...maybe the foil wasn't sealed tighly enough. So next time (and there will be a next time!)I think I'll cook this in a casserole dish with a tightly fitted cover. Bet that would do the trick! Thanks so much for posting this recipe.