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Old-Fashioned Kraut Dinner

 Old-Fashioned Kraut Dinner
Although I've collected countless cookbooks, I enjoy creating my own recipes even more. I came up with this recipe as an easy way to put dinner on the table after a long day's work.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 50 min.


  • 1 pound fully cooked smoked Polish sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 pork chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  • In a large skillet, brown sausage and pork chops in oil; drain. Add
  • the next five ingredients; cook until vegetables are tender. Stir in
  • tomato sauce and water; cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Remove pork chops to a serving platter; keep warm. Add sauerkraut and
  • sugar to skillet; mix well. Heat through. Serve with pork chops.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 502 calories,

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Old-Fashioned Kraut Dinner (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 140 mg cholesterol, 1,467 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer