This sweet yet savory medley of apples, sweet potatoes, onions, and sauerkraut cooks up perfectly in the slow cooker! Don't be afraid of the sauerkraut---it becomes sweet and mild.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and coat with cooking spray. Quickly brown the pork chops on each side. Set aside.

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  • Arrange sweet potato slices in the bottom of a 3 to 4 quart slow cooker. Cover with the onion slices, then the apple slices. Sprinkle brown sugar, nutmeg and salt over the apples, and grind a little pepper. Place the pork chops on top of the pile, and cover with sauerkraut. Cover, and cook on Low for about 5 hours. It can go an extra hour without drying out though.

  • Serve pork and vegetables with juice from the slow cooker spooned over them.

Partner Tip

Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

276 calories; 5.6 g total fat; 30 mg cholesterol; 968 mg sodium. 43.4 g carbohydrates; 14.6 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (103)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2005
I've made this twice now - the first time as per the recipe and it was nice (would have been 3-4 stars). The second time I poured a half cup of white wine over the potato onion and apple layers and sprinkled with a tsp of dried thyme - and I also added a tablespoon of caraway seeds to the sauerkraut. I then cooked it long and slow in my oven and it was great. Read More
(98)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
09/24/2011
there is no liquid in this recipe...of course it is dry add a can of broth or a dry soup packet with water Read More
(8)
128 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 47
  • 4 star values: 37
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 14
Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2005
I've made this twice now - the first time as per the recipe and it was nice (would have been 3-4 stars). The second time I poured a half cup of white wine over the potato onion and apple layers and sprinkled with a tsp of dried thyme - and I also added a tablespoon of caraway seeds to the sauerkraut. I then cooked it long and slow in my oven and it was great. Read More
(98)
Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2005
I've made this twice now - the first time as per the recipe and it was nice (would have been 3-4 stars). The second time I poured a half cup of white wine over the potato onion and apple layers and sprinkled with a tsp of dried thyme - and I also added a tablespoon of caraway seeds to the sauerkraut. I then cooked it long and slow in my oven and it was great. Read More
(98)
Rating: 5 stars
10/26/2006
This was incredibly delicious! It was my first attempt at pork chops but the recipe was so simple that it came out fantastic! I added a bit more brown sugar to mine (about twice the recipe calls for and added an extra sweet potatoe because two didn't seem enough. I think next time I will use apples with a more tart taste. Definately on my top ten list of recipes I will be making again!! Read More
(55)
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Rating: 5 stars
01/11/2006
The ingredients listed didn't sound to me like they would taste good all together in one dish but this was delicious! I added a little cinnamon with the nutmeg and sprinkled some onion powder on the pork chops after I browned them in butter then poured a little white wine over the whole thing before cooking it. The meat was super tender and the vegetables/apples had a wonderful mellow comfort-food flavor. Read More
(47)
Rating: 4 stars
01/03/2011
I made this for New Year's Day 2011! It was fabulous. I did a few things a little different. I didn't have time for the crock pot so I used my cast iron dutch oven. I used a little more brown sugar and added 2 cloves of garlic. Sprinkled sage on the pork chops added caraway seeds and about another tbsp brown sugar to the sauerkraut after rinsing and squeezing it to get the sour juice out and then put about 3 tbsp thinly sliced butter pats on top of the sauerkraut and then poured about 1/4 cup Reisling wine. Cooked at 250 degrees for 3 hours and it was fantastic. The pork chops were super tender the flavors of everything else were super complimentary. I am going to make this a New Year Tradition! Read More
(21)
Rating: 4 stars
04/08/2006
I ended up adding one cup of chicken broth to this about three hours into cooking. I was a bit concerned that the potatoes were not getting cooked through because of a lack of liquid. After five hours and the extra broth the potatoes were indeed done and the dish was tasty. Great combination! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2005
The flavors in this recipe are fantastic! Definitely one that will be made frequently in our house. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/07/2004
Excellent the sweet and sour combination of the sweet potatoes apples and sauerkraut was delicious. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/27/2006
I added extra sugar because my husband doesn't like the sourness of sauerkraut. The apples cooked up a little more than we liked but I will just slice them thicker next time. The taste was very good and my husband even liked the sauerkraut. Read More
(13)
Rating: 4 stars
10/19/2008
This was a very flavorful dish sweet and sour combined. The apples sweet potatoes and sauerkraut joined together in taste which made it difficult to separate each without looking. But outside of that very good. The pork was super tender and tasty. Thanks for a great recipe! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
09/24/2011
there is no liquid in this recipe...of course it is dry add a can of broth or a dry soup packet with water Read More
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