Pork Balls and Sauerkraut

Pork Balls and Sauerkraut

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"This is an old family recipe brought from the old country by my great grandmother. All you need to do is add mashed potatoes for a complete meal. This either cooks on the stove, or you can cook it in a slow cooker."

Ingredients

10 h 30 m servings 375 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.7 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 20.4 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 1456 mg
  • 58%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the pork, onion, rice, egg, salt and ground black pepper. Mix well and form into 2 inch balls.
  2. For stove: Place one jar of the sauerkraut in a large pot over medium low heat. Then add the pork balls and cover with the other jar of sauerkraut. Simmer over medium low heat for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  3. For slow cooker: Place one jar of sauerkraut in the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the pork balls and top with the other jar of sauerkraut. Cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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An improvement on my tried-and-true recipe - Can't get better than that. The pork balls are tender, delicious and easy to serve and eat. This is a wonderful comfort meal. The only negative co...

This is a good recipe, I have made it and also expanded on it several times. If you don't like sauerkraut then it is not for you, but for us who have Polish roots it's a favorite. A word about ...

This recipe was a good alternative to cabbage rolls. I added a can of tomato soup and a can of water to take away some of the sourness of the kraut. We really liked it.