Pork Chops and Sauerkraut Recipe
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Pork Chops and Sauerkraut Recipe

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My mother learned to make this dish when she was a young girl in Germany. Typically, we’d eat it with plain boiled potatoes, but for a treat, she’d serve it with steamed dumplings. Whenever I cook this, the wonderful aroma brings back many warm memories. —Erika Taylor, Hopedale, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 minutes
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 minutes
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 red apple, chopped
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled, optional


  1. In a skillet, brown pork chops in oil. Stir in the onion, broth, caraway seeds, pepper and celery seed. Cover and cook over medium heat for 30 minutes or until tender. Add sauerkraut and apple.
  2. Cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Before serving, sprinkle with bacon if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops and Sauerkraut in Reminisce March/April 1993, p49

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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ettakarl User ID: 877220 37576
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2014

"This was very good. My son's first attempt at making pork chops. It was simple enough for him and the ingredients were all on hand."

kshea User ID: 2698812 43828
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"Very good. I have been making it for years.

My husband likes it."

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