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Pork Chops with Sauerkraut Recipe

Pork Chops with Sauerkraut Recipe

In Omaha, Nebraska, Stephanie Miller pairs tender pork chops with tangy sauerkraut in this filling main dish. "It' so quick and easy to put together," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (8 ounces each )
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (32 ounces) sauerkraut, undrained
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced


  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown pork chops in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side; drain. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the sauerkraut and brown sugar. Top with the pork chops, green pepper and onion.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 4 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 361 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 1536mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 7g fiber), 12g protein.

Reviews for Pork Chops with Sauerkraut

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elaineae User ID: 3082225 56480
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2012

"I only used about half of the brown sugar and would leave if out next time. Didn't enjoy the sweetness. I did add a cut up red potato on top with a little salt and pepper. Good"

glennsfox User ID: 5294195 87378
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2012

"I would not make it for me, but everyone else enjoyed it tremendously. And I mean everyone. Maybe I don't like sauerkraut as much as I thought. To reiterate, it was highly popular with everyone else (5 other people who do like sauerkraut)."

linnyrock User ID: 6692562 71886
Reviewed May. 15, 2012

"This is a yummy, simple slow cooker recipe. I didn't have a green pepper, so I used a red pepper instead. I think the red pepper was delicious! This is a cheap meal, and my husband really liked it. I served it with salad and homemade mashed potatoes."

milanowek User ID: 6453495 111864
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"I always not only drain sauerkraut, but also rinse it well: it's sour enugh! I had mashed potatoes with this dish and it was perfect."

swulski User ID: 4923410 111849
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"Awful...ended up costing me ingredients and $25 for was that bad!!! My husband who will eat anything took one bite and could not choke it down...had the perfect pork chops too...its a shame they had to be thrown in the trash. What a waste!!!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 56475
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2009


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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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