Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut

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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6
Servings
882
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
53g
81%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
18g
91%
Cholesterol
262mg
87%
Protein
86g
100%
Carbs
10g
3%
Vitamin A
12µg
1%
Vitamin B12
2µg
37%
Vitamin B6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C
31mg
52%
Vitamin D
2µg
1%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
25µg
31%
Calcium
148mg
15%
Fiber
6g
23%
Folate (food)
52µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
52µg
13%
Iron
6mg
36%
Magnesium
121mg
30%
Monounsaturated
23g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
20mg
100%
Phosphorus
888mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
6g
N/A
Potassium
1994mg
57%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
68%
Sodium
1716mg
71%
Thiamin (B1)
4mg
100%
Zinc
8mg
52%

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