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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Traditionally, my dad, Terry, makes these for New Year's Day. This makes a large pot and makes for a delicious meal, it's even better warmed up!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place ribs in a large, deep kettle and cover with water.
  2. Add salt, pepper,1 onion cut in half, 1 clove garlic,and pickling spice (put the pickling spice in a tea strainer or cheese cloth).
  3. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Simmer 45 minutes or until meat comes off the bone.
  5. Remove meat and discard liquid. Cool and remove meat from bone along with all possible fat.
  6. Cut in bite size pieces.
  7. Put kraut in a large kettle, add meat, onion, brown sugar, caraway seed & apple. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. Drain canned potatoes and cut each of them in half. Add potato halves and mix into the kraut and ribs.
  9. Heat through. Adjust seasonings, adding more salt and pepper if desired.