Smoked Pork Chops with Sauerkraut and Grapes

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

This is the dish I served as the main course at a German themed dinner party for our gourmet group. I served it with German fried potatoes, a tomato-green bean salad and glazed carrots and chestnuts. Our guests all but licked their plates! This is an easier version of the original recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pork Chops: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place chops in a large baking pan.
  3. Mix wine and sugar and pour over chops.
  4. Bake 30 minutes, basting at 10 minute intervals.
  5. Add the sauerkraut and grapes around the chops.
  6. Bake another 15 minutes.
  7. Burgundy Sauce: While chops are cooking, prepare the sauce.
  8. In a sauce pan combine all ingredients except gravy and butter, bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until liquid is reduced slightly.
  9. Add gravy, bring to a boil and cook until the sauce begins to thicken.
  10. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  11. To serve: Place chops on a serving dish, surround with with sauerkraut, top with Burgundy Sauce and garnish with parsley.