German Pork & Cabbage Casserole

Sweet apple and cider balance the tang of sauerkraut in a pork casserole with awesome Old-World flavor.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
slices bacon
6
country-style pork ribs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
5
cups coleslaw mix (from 16-oz bag)
1
cup chopped onion (1 large)
1
can (8 oz) sauerkraut, drained
1
apple, chopped
1
cup julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
3/4
cup apple cider
1
teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove from skillet, and crumble into small bowl. Season ribs with salt and pepper. In same skillet, cook ribs in bacon drippings over high heat 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until brown. Place in baking dish, reserving fat in skillet.
  • 2 In same skillet, place coleslaw mix and onion; cook over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened and wilted. Remove from heat. Add bacon, sauerkraut, apple, carrots, apple cider and caraway seed; mix well. Spoon into baking dish on top of pork.
  • 3 Cover with foil. Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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