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Slow-Cooker Pork with Apple Sauerkraut

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This is a slow-cooker recipe featuring pork spareribs and apples

This is a slow-cooker recipe featuring pork spareribs and apples — a perfect soul-warming combination.

Ingredients

  • 4 Pounds pork spareribs, trimmed to fit into slow-cooker, cut into two-rib portions
  • 1 Teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 small red potatoes, sliced one fourth inch thick
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Pound package refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 2 small red apples, cored and sliced one fourth inch thick
  • 1/2 Cup apple cider
  • 4 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 Teaspoon caraway seeds, coarsely crushed

Directions

In large nonstick skillet brown ribs in oil over high heat. Place in 3 1/2-4-quart slow-cooker with potatoes, onion, sauerkraut, and apples. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over. Cook, covered, on Low 6-8 hours (or on high for 3-4 hours).