This slow cooker kielbasa and sauerkraut is flavorful and made with just the addition of beer and brown sugar — easy, delicious and perfect for parties! I, personally, like the pork loin roast. And you are most welcome for the walk down memory lane. I made this in an Instant Pot — with some changes. I love the mildness of the mashed potatoes with the kraut. I sautéed the meat with the onions and some garlic on high in the pot, then added the other ingredients before cooking on high pressure for about 30 minutes.
That was a good call, btw. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker. Then the next time you make it try out some of the other variations. Canned sauerkraut has a tinny taste that weÂ do not care for. It coincides with the time of year that the pigs were prepared to be food for the families.
I grew up loving sauerkraut; I have fond memories of hot dog carts in downtown Cleveland, dogs loaded with everything, where the highlight was the sauerkraut. I actually have grown to love cooked onions. Tag on Instagram It was so incredibly easy to make and the pork was tender enough that I could slice through it with my fork. Came out perfect, tender and moist! How can you tell when it has been rinsed enough? Thank you for the recipe and your answers. Well, yeah, cherries are still evil.
Score for me as I love pork! When slow-cooking the pork in the beer, add in some slices of onions and Worcestershire sauce to enhance the pork's flavor even further. Two major disclaimers right off the bat: 1: I have never been a fan of kielbasa. Could it be that beer and brown sugar make all the difference? Husband gave in after I promised to make his favorite meal. I did a quick release on the Instant Pot, and I have to say it was fantastic. There is no tu-tu for this child. Cook, scraping the browned bacon drippings into the onions, until the onion is starting to brown around the edges, about five minutes.
A friend of ours brought some sauerkraut over that he made from cabbage he grew in his garden. Note 2: If you want to make this in the crock pot, pan sear the meat following the recipe and in the bottom of a 6qrt crock pot add in the sauerkraut, caraway seeds, onions, brown sugar and pork water if you drained the kraut. Want to help out DadCooksDinner? You want at least a cup of liquid in the pot. Everyone raved and said please make this every year. By 170°F, most of the moisture will be squeezed out of a lean piece of meat. Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and portion sizes. For brand of kraut, I personally love Snowfloss as that, to me, seems to have the best flavor though I will only buy it in the glass jar.
German Rieslings have their sweetness level as part of the name; look for halbtrocken off-dry , or trocken dry. Subscribe using your or , recommend DadCooksDinner to your friends, or buy something from through the links on this site. I will definitely use this recipe in the future, but I like a little more bite to my kraut, so I think I will reduce the brown sugar by half and add some vinegar to the mix. My name is Julie and I am a full-time blogger, new mama, fitness enthusiast certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor and food fanatic mostly healthy. I served it with some cheap canned German Potato Salad warmed up and it was quite the New Years Day Dish! Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the 1 resource for slow cooking with over 1. Notes Note1: You need to ensure that your pot has a tight seal.
It could probably be fine with even less time, maybe 25 minutes. Examples include Southwestern pork chops, which you can make by slow-cooking pork chops with beer and then topping the chops with corn, beans and salsa; a hearty pork rib stew, which you can make by slow-cooking radishes, carrots, potatoes and pork ribs in beer; and an autumnal pork stew, which you can make by slow-, parsnips, sweet potatoes and chunks of pork meat in beer. I'm also adding a little touch of what I like, so this is really a family conglomerate!! I have made this meal and placed in a freezer-safe bag. My Mom would switch it up for my birthday dinner and prepare a pork loin with sauerkraut! We had that popcorn mix at church a couple of weeks ago, and I kid you not: it turned into my Sunday lunch. Meat proteins are heated during cooking, they coagulate and squeeze out some of the moisture inside their coiled structures and in the spaces between the individual molecules.
My blog is simply a documentation of my life. Put the browned bacon in the pot whenever it is ready; in my case it wound up on top of the apples. Just a comment: Brown, not to bitter, beer not Irish!! Keep up the good work; your website is really good! For a European flare, top the pork with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese. That's part of what I love about cooking -- the creativity. You will need to adjust cooking times, depending on the cut of pork.
Want to guarantee good luck in the new year? The following are affiliate links. We had love, honor, respect and integrity. Instead of the apple in the pan which I think I will try tonight, we make fresh chunky apple sauce with brown sugar in it as a side dish with potatoes. Examples of bone-in cuts to use include arm picnic pork shoulder, which is the lower part of the shoulder, and Boston butt pork shoulder, which is the upper part of the shoulder. Move around sauerkraut to ensure covered by the juices. Now the trick with this roast is once you pull it out of the oven, you need to remove it from the pan and loosely cover it with foil.
But, we were good—licked our lips and divided what was left and put in the freezer for later. That should be a service for 20 if yours made 10? Hi — yes, you could certainly prep the night before then start crocking in the morning. I will definately try this recipe for the new year. If needed, add more water. For a Southern flare, top the pulled pork with coleslaw. Since they are frozen I double the cooking time. Please speak with a medical professional before making any changes to your current routine.