4.75 from 4 votes
Review Recipe

PORK AND SAUERKRAUT BAKE

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 SERVINGS
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
This is a simple casserole that everyone in my family LOVES! Layers of tender potatoes, tender pork chops and zesty apple sauerkraut!
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs potatoes peeled and thinly sliced (about 2 large)
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 pork chops 1″ thick (see notes below)
  • 3 cups sauerkraut drained
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 small onion thinly sliced
  • 1 granny smith apple peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds optional

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place potatoes and butter in a 9×13 pan. Toss with garlic powder and salt & black pepper to taste.
  3. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Brown over medium high heat, about 3 minutes each side.
  4. Meanwhile, combine sauerkraut, brown sugar, onion, granny smith apple and caraway seeds in a bowl.
  5. Place 1/2 of the sauerkraut mixture over the potatoes. Top with browned pork chops and finally remaining sauerkraut mixture. Cover tightly with foil.
  6. Reduce oven to 325 degrees and bake for 2 hours. Uncover and bake an additional 15-30 minutes or until fork tender. Serve warm with applesauce.

Recipe Notes

You’ll want to choose a marbled pork chop that has some fat in it such as a sirloin chop or shoulder chop. If your chops are really large, they can be cut in half. Cooking leaner cuts for extended periods of time can result in a tough chop. Nutritional information is based on the use of 6 x 6oz pork shoulder chops and will vary based on type of pork selected.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 349, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 99mg, Sodium: 578mg, Potassium: 1070mg, Carbohydrates: 24g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 32g, Vitamin A: 2.9%, Vitamin C: 29%, Calcium: 6.8%, Iron: 26.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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