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Choucroute Garnie

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This Choucroute Garni is a delicious platter of pork roll, vegetables, sauerkraut, bratwurst flavored with gin and juniper berry extract. Try this Choucroute Garni and let me know if you like it.
  Smoked pork shoulder roll 2 Pound (1 Piece)
  Boneless pork shoulder blade roast 2 Pound (1 Piece)
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned chicken broth 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Juniper berries/2 tablespoons gin 8
  Onions 6 Medium, each cut into half
  Potatoes 8 Medium, each cut into half
  Bratwurst/Frankfurters 6
  Sauerkraut 32 Ounce, well drained (2 Bags / Cans, 16 Ounce Each)

1. Remove stockinette casing (if any) from pork roll or follow label directions regarding stockinette casing. In 10- to 12-quart saucepot, over high heat, heat pork shoulder roll, pork shoulder blade roast, wine, chicken broth, and juniper berries or gin to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
2. Add remaining ingredients in layers: first onions, then potatoes, bratwurst, sauerkraut; over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover tightly and simmer 35 to 40 minutes, until the meat and vegetables are fork-tender.
3. With slotted spoon, place the sauerkraut, bratwurst, potatoes, and onions on warm large platter; keep warm. When pork roll is done, remove casing, if any. Slice pork roll and shoulder blade roast, and arrange on platter with vegetables. Skim fat from pan liquid; discard juniper berries. Pass liquid in gravy boat to spoon over meat and vegetables.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 41.4 mg13.8%

Sodium 319.1 mg13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.4%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 15 g29.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 25.1%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Choucroute Garnie Recipe