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Slow-Cooker Pork Roast and Sauerkraut Dinner

Slow-Cooker Pork Roast and Sauerkraut Dinner
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
Sauerkraut, apples and caraway impart great German flavor to slow-cooked pork roast.
Updated May 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
1330mg
55%
Potassium
1250mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
12g
Protein
46g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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