Pork Roast with Sauerkraut and Kielbasa

Pork Roast with Sauerkraut and Kielbasa

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"This is the traditional New Year's Day meal I learned from my husband, whose family originated in central Pennsylvania. It's wonderful, especially served with mashed potatoes and applesauce."

Ingredients

6 h 25 m servings 229 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 229 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 1358 mg
  • 54%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven broiler. Place the roast in a roasting pan, brush with olive oil, sprinkle with thyme leaves, and season with salt and pepper. Place under the broiler for 10 minutes, until lightly browned in several places.
  2. Place 2 pounds sauerkraut in a slow cooker. Arrange kielbasa pieces around the edges of the slow cooker pot, and place the roast in the center. Cover with remaining sauerkraut.
  3. Cover slow cooker, and cook roast 6 hours on High.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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This was excellent. I have been making pork and sauerkraut in one form or another for most of my life but this by far has been the best. It will definitely be made time and again. I used 3-27...

Thank you, we really enjoyed this! It had a great, rich flavor. Did add 1/2 cup of beer, onions and some brown sugar to suit our tastes, but this will be a definite repeat recipe. Pork came out ...

I made this recipe because I was dying for some pork, sauerkraut, and mashed potatoes like we always have on New Year...even though it's coming up and presumably I could just make it then. I us...

What a coincidence...I made this last night!! I add chopped apples, sliced onion and caraway seeds to the kraut and cook it all in a crock pot. I serve with garlic smashed potatoes, green peas...

This was awesome!! I only used 1/2 of the sauerkraut and added 1 cup of beef broth. This got rave reviews from all of my family.

My family is Pennsylvania Dutch and pork and sauerkraut is always served on New Year's Day for good luck. This variation with the kielbasa was a tasty treat for us. Thank you!

WOW! What a great way to prepare pork roast!! I think it was the best pork roast I've ever eate. My husband really loved it. Said it reminded him of the way his mother used to fix pork roast...

I love this! I cook it in the oven instead sometimes and it still is very good.

Family and friends really enjoyed this