Slow-Cooker Pork Roast and Sauerkraut Dinner

Sauerkraut, apples and caraway impart great German flavor to slow-cooked pork roast.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (32 oz) refrigerated sauerkraut, drained
2
medium apples, peeled, sliced
1
teaspoon caraway seed
1/4
cup apple juice or water
1
boneless pork roast (2 1/2 to 3 lb), string removed, trimmed of fat
6
small red potatoes (about 18 oz), cut in half
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard

Mustard Sauce

3
tablespoons Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, lightly mix sauerkraut, apples, caraway seed and apple juice. With spoon, make indention in center of mixture; place pork roast in center.
  • 2 Arrange potato halves around roast on sauerkraut mixture. Spread 1 tablespoon mustard over roast.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Remove roast from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Cut roast into slices. Arrange potatoes around slices. With slotted spoon, remove sauerkraut mixture from slow cooker; place in serving bowl. Serve roast slices and potatoes with sauerkraut mixture and mustard sauce.

Expert Tips

Do not rinse sauerkraut as this will dilute the unique flavor that sauerkraut gives this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
1330mg
1330%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
46g
46%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 6 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.