Oma's Sauerkraut With White Beans and Pork

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Fry the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until it is crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and drain it on absorbent paper.
  • Add the onions to the skillet, and sauté them until they are translucent, about 6 minutes.
  • Transfer the onions with a slotted spoon to a medium bowl.
  • Add the cooked bacon and the sauerkraut to the bowl, and toss to blend well.
  • Transfer the sauerkraut mixture to a large saucepan.
  • Add the apple, bay leaf, sugar, and wine.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • Add a little water, or additional wine, if the mixture begins to dry out.
  • Add the beans, salt, and pepper, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes more.
  • Place the smoked pork chops or the sausages on top of the mixture, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes more, or until the meats have warmed through.
  • Serve hot.
  • Serves 8.
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