Choucroute Alsatian
Recipe from Family Circle

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.


Choucroute Alsatian

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Ingredients
  • 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)
Directions
1.
Combine sauerkraut, potatoes, carrots and pepper in large flameproof casserole or Dutch oven.
2.
Arrange pork chops over sauerkraut. Add wine. Cover tightly. Bring to a simmer. Cook gently about 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
3.
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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