Crock Pot Pork and Sauerkraut

Tom’s family has a tradition where they eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day. I’d never heard of this tradition before, probably because my mom wouldn’t touch sauerkraut with a ten foot pole, but I’m always happy to adopt other people’s traditions.

Although, I do have to wonder, after a night of drinking, why in the world one would want to even smell sauerkraut is beyond me. However, Tom requested it, so I made it. And yes, I realize it is WAY past new year’s day to be sharing this recipe with you. But at least you’ll have it for next year, right?

Crock Pot Pork and Sauerkraut
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Servings: 4-6
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    • 2-3 lb. pork roast
    • 2 cups sauerkraut with liquid
    • 1 tsp. caraway seeds
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1/2 tsp. pepper

1. Combine all ingredients in a 6 quart crock pot. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the pork is fork tender.
2. Shred the pork and serve along with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes.

It’s funny to call this a recipe since you pretty much do nothing but put the ingredients in the crock pot, but hey, sometimes you need a recipe like that, right?

One Comment

  1. Looks great! We make a similar "roast" in the slow cooker using pork hocks. (Roast in quotes because it's really two smaller, skin-on servings… just enough for the two of us)

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