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Great Grandma's Pork and Sauerkraut Recipe

Great Grandma's Pork and Sauerkraut

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"A favorite in my family passed on for generations. It is so simple. I ususally just serve it with mashed potatoes and a salad."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pork and brown. Add can of sauerkraut with liquids, then add apple. Stir until all are simmering, then lower heat and cover. Let simmer for 1 hour or until pork is cooked through and tender.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 07, 2008

This is a great basic recipe. I used pork chops rather than a loin and I added 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and half a chopped oninon. I sauted the onion with a little olive oil to soften them up before mixing all the ingredients together. Then,I seared both sides of the chops, deglazed the pan with some white wine (and also added 1/4 c. of water) and then put the rest of the ingredients on top of the chops in a covered pan and let simmer until cooked through which which was only 15-20 minutes. This was a very yummy dinner!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 07, 2009

Eatable, fullfilled a need and satisfied the taste buds. A possible repeat. Kids did not care for it.

Sep 28, 2004

Excellent recipe. Quick and easy. I used 3/4c apple juice instead of an apple, added 1/2 sliced onion, cubed the pork in at least inch cubes & browned very dark (maybe the people who said it was dry made the meat cubes too small?) and after an hour it came out wonderful with tender pork. I'll double the recipe next time to be sure there's leftovers.

Jun 09, 2010

I didnt change anything. Sometimes simple is better. Try it the way it is written, then if you dont think its enough, change it. Great Grandma knew how to make it simple and delicious and thats good enough for me!

Oct 07, 2003

The family loved this. The pork was very tender and the apple gave it a bit of sweetness. Good with a dollop of sour cream too. Thank you!

Mar 03, 2003

MMMMM, reminds me of grandmas spareribs and sauerkraut without all the work and so much quicker!

Oct 08, 2004

This is a keeper...made mock mashed potatoes (cauliflower) and mixed it all together on the dinner plate. Great for low carb.

Nov 09, 2003

i thought i was back in Allentown with the first bite. great! Even the grand kids like it.


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  • Calories
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 788 mg
  • 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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