Pork and Sauerkraut Stew

Pork and Sauerkraut Stew


"A good, satisfying one-pot meal. Try it with a big dollop of sour cream on top and a fresh slice of dark rye bread."


servings 608 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 608 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 31.4 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 41.4 g
  • 83%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 903 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stockpot, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the pork cubes and brown. Stir in the onion and garlic; cook until onion is soft.
  2. Stir in potatoes, sauerkraut, caraway seeds, browning sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat and simmer over low for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
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  1. 25 Ratings


A nice recipe from Peter Gerry. I made this for work and there was none left over for me. A true hit on a rainy day. I was able to get by with 1 Tbs canola oil and teflon hot pot for browning. ...

I personally like mashed potatoes better with this dish, so left the potatoes out. I also cooked in a crock pot instead, High for 1 hour, then on low for 6 hours. Very good comfort food!!

Yummy! I also added the entire bag (32 oz.) of sauerkraut, juice and all. I needed to simmer it for over 2 hours for the potatoes to be soft, but it was well worth the wait. Thanks!

I'm going to rate this recipe a four because my husband enjoyed it and said it was a "keeper". In my opinion, I think you need more kraut for the amount of meat and potatoes. I used a 36 oz. b...

We're not caraway lovers, so I omitted it. Added a peeled and diced apple to the pot. It softens the kraut flavor and is excellent with the pork. Also added a little beer one time, and white ...

I made this for dinner tonight. I diced half an onion and 3 potatoes, cooked in 1 TBSP oil with a good sized "dollop" of pressed garlic, added 4 boneless pork loin chops, cubed, just over a teas...

Like others, I used an entire bag of sauerkraut. I omitted the browning sauce and used chicken breast instead of pork. Very good for a cold winter night!

This is a very good recipe. I too think there should be more saurkraut-I used 32oz. Next time though I will use bavarian saurkraut as this will give this recipe just the right sweet-sour flavor ...

I'm afraid the pork was not moist and tender, the potatoes were dry and there was not enought sauerkraut juice to help matters. The recipe was not followed exactly; I did not use caraway seed o...