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Pork Chop 'n' Kraut Dinner Recipe

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Leota Hall prepares a complete meal in her pressure cooker. "Add a salad or veggie and dinner's ready," says the Lincoln, Nebraska cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) Bavarian sauerkraut, drained
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1-1/2 cups water

Directions

  1. In a pressure cooker, cook pork chops in oil until lightly browned on each side; drain. Remove chops; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add sauerkraut to cooker; sprinkle with brown sugar. place pork chops and potatoes over sauerkraut; add water.
  2. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Bring cooker to full pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion or release of steam; adjust heat if needed.) Remove from the heat. Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chop 'n' Kraut Dinner in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p35

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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Rosemary Swope 226684
Reviewed May. 21, 2015

"My Mother made this for our family when I was a child. Always enjoyed this."

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phillipwd 219589
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"Great recipe that I have used several times. Lived in Germany for a few years while in Army and this is authentic. The only thing I do differently, which I learned in Germany, was the Germans always lightly rinse their Kraut and add apples or in a pinch applesauce to their kraut. But your right it has to be Bavarian."

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GinnyHope 45873
Reviewed May. 25, 2013

"So delicious. Brown sugar - brilliant. The meat was tender and flavorful, and the potatoes absorbed the flavors as well. I did lightly saute a sliced onion and add it on top. Perfect. Great company meal or quick family dinner."

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u141146 80759
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"This was wonderful. My husband was in Germany a total of 11 years while in the military and he loved this dish."

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