Pennsylvania Dutch Pork and Sauerkraut

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by luv2makesoup

Old time, simple recipe for pork and sauerkraut. Delicious!

Top Review by mstuck56_1986065

Cooling it in the oven is much better than the crock pot. I think the flavor is so much better in the oven. This recipe is spot on although I put all the sauerkraut in all at once. For the record I live in Lebanon, PA

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 -15 lb) pork shoulder
  • 4 lbs sauerkraut, with juice (canned or bagged)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Rinse pork and place in large roasting pan.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cover with 1/3 of the sauerkraut.
  5. Cover roasting pan and put in oven for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Remove from oven and add another 1/3 of sauerkraut.
  7. Cover and put back in oven for another hour.
  8. Remove from oven and add the remaining sauerkraut.
  9. Cover and put back in oven for another hour.
  10. Remove from oven and enjoy! Mashed potatoes are a must with this dish.

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