Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 lbs pork or 3 lbs boneless country-style ribs or 3 lbs pork loin chops, 3/4-inch Thick

  2. 2 tablespoons bacon fat , Rendered (I keep a can in my fridge)

  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  4. 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

  5. 3 yams, approximately

  6. 1 1/2 pounds, peeled and cut into 2-inch thick slices

  7. 3 red delicious apples (Use apples that hold their shape when cooked) or 3 rome apples , peeled, cored, and cut cross-wise into three rings (Use apples that hold their shape when cooked)

  8. 1/2 cup cider or 1/2 cup apple juice

  9. 1/2 cup light brown sugar , Packed

  10. 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  11. 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

  12. 1 tablespoon caraway seed

  13. 2 lbs sauerkraut , drained, not rinsed, squeezed dry

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat bacon fat in large saute pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Season the pork with salt and pepper, and brown for 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Place sliced yams in bottom of crockpot.

  4. Set crockpot on low.

  5. Layer the pork, including any pan drippings, and apples on top of the yams.

  6. In a small bowl, combine cider or apple juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice and caraway seeds; mix well and pour over the pork and apples evenly.

  7. Top with the sauerkraut. It's a tight fit, but my 5-quart crockpot lid does close.

  8. Cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

  9. Remove the lid and serve the pork with the sweet potatoes, apples and sauerkraut, spooning sauce over everything.


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