Alsatian Smoked Pork Chops and Sauerkraut

After coming in from the cold, this mountain dish is sure to restore you.

October 1, 2012

Serves:  6
Prep:     5min
Cook:    8hr 0min
Total:    8hr 5min

  • 2 pounds smoked pork chops
  • 1 bag (2 pounds) refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 pound prescrubbed small red potatoes
  • 1 cup fruity white wine
  • 1/2 cup bagged baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup prechopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme



1. Coat the inside of a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker pot with cooking spray. Cut the pork, if necessary, into pieces that fit into the pot. Place the pork, sauerkraut, potatoes, wine, carrots, onion, pepper, and thyme into the pot. Cover and cook on the low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours.

2. Note: Alsatian Smoked Pork Chops and Sauerkraut can be cooked on the high-heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories              337.6 cal
Fat                     9.5 g
Saturated fat       3.2 g
Cholesterol          83.2 mg
Sodium               1081 mg
Carbohydrates     19.2 g
Total sugars         4.4 g
Dietary fiber        5.7 g
Protein                36.2 g

Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Recipe Finder

Photo: Mitch Mandel