Choucroute Alsatian

Chocroute is the French word for sauerkraut and also refers to a baked dish made with pork and sauerkraut. This adapted German-French recipe contains three kinds of pork for maximum flavor.

Recipe from Family Circle
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  • 3 bags (1 pound each) refrigerated sauerkraut, well drained
  • 1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes, scrubbed and halved
  • 6 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch diagonal slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely cracked pepper
  • 2 smoked pork chops (about 3/4 pound total)
  • 2 regular pork chops (about 3/4 pound total)
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, such as knockwurst or kielbasa, sliced
  • Salt, to taste (optional)
Combine sauerkraut, potatoes, carrots and pepper in large flameproof casserole or Dutch oven.
Arrange pork chops over sauerkraut. Add wine. Cover tightly. Bring to a simmer. Cook gently about 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
Add sausage. Cook 15 minutes or until sausage is heated through. Add salt to taste if desired.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 416, Fat, total (g) 25, chol. (mg) 68, sat. fat (g) 9, carb. (g) 17, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 22, sodium (mg) 1858, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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