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Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut

Pork and Sauerkraut
Holistic Squid

Pork and Sauerkraut

Talk about an aromatic meal. One whiff of this, and you’ll be instantly transported to your “happy place” where comfort food reigns supreme. After all, there is nothing like a slow cooker to make you feel at home.

— Emily of Holistic Squid

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Ingredients

  • 5 -6 pound pork roast (butt or shoulder) – this can be boneless or bone-in
  • 1/4 Cup juniper berries, crushed
  • 3 -4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup white wine (substitute with 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar and 1/4 c. water if on GAPS diet)
  • 2 Tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 quarts homemade or store bought naturally fermented sauerkraut
  • 2 Cups homemade chicken or pork stock

Directions

Use a 5 1/2 quart or larger slow cooker

Rinse the roast and pat dry with paper towels

Mix wine, juniper berries, garlic, and sea salt.  Pour over roast, cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight.

Remove roast from marinate, pat dry.

Sear all sides of roast in a hot pan (fat side first) until browned.

Place roast into slow cooker with marinade and stock.

Cook for 8 hours on low or until meat begins to falls apart.

Add sauerkraut and cook until well mingled – another hour or 2 on low.

Serve over mash.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving882
Total Fat53g81%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated18g91%
Cholesterol262mg87%
Protein86g100%
Carbs10g3%
Vitamin A12µg1%
Vitamin B122µg37%
Vitamin B62mg100%
Vitamin C31mg52%
Vitamin D2µg1%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K25µg31%
Calcium148mg15%
Fiber6g23%
Folate (food)52µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)52µg13%
Iron6mg36%
Magnesium121mg30%
Monounsaturated23gN/A
Niacin (B3)20mg100%
Phosphorus888mg100%
Polyunsaturated6gN/A
Potassium1994mg57%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg68%
Sodium1716mg71%
Thiamin (B1)4mg100%
Zinc8mg52%
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