German Red Cabbage and Pork Ribs

German red cabbage provides a colorful addition to this hearty bacon and pork dish that’s slow cooked for dinner.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 5 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, chopped
6
boneless pork country-style ribs (2 lb)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
6
cups thinly sliced red cabbage (about 1/2 head)
2
Granny Smith apples, peeled, thinly sliced (3 cups)
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup cider vinegar
1/4
cup apple juice
2
tablespoons sugar
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet to large bowl; reserve drippings in skillet. Sprinkle both sides of ribs with salt and pepper; cook in drippings until browned. Meanwhile, stir cabbage, apples and onion into bacon in bowl.
  • 2 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place ribs in cooker, reserving drippings in skillet. Spoon cabbage mixture over ribs.
  • 3 Stir vinegar, apple juice and sugar into drippings in skillet; heat to boiling. Pour over ribs and cabbage mixture.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours. To serve, use slotted spoon to remove cabbage mixture and ribs from cooker.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    770mg
    770%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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