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Choucroute Garni

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Ingredients
  Canned sauerkraut 3 1⁄3 Pound (2 Cans, 1 Pound, 11 Ounce Each)
  Ham hocks 3 Pound (6 Pieces)
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Whole cloves 6
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled
  Knockwurst 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Red apple 1 , quartered, cored and sliced
  Red apple 1 , quartered, cored, and sliced
  New potatoes 1 1⁄4 Pound (Use 12 In Number)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl allow sauerkraut to soak for 5 minutes. Then drain well.
MAKING
2. In a large heat proof casserole or dutch oven place the ham hocks, adding the drained sauerkraut, wine and bay leaf.
3. Press cloves into onion and furthermore press onion down into sauerkraut.
4. Heat to boiling point then reduce the heat . Cover and simmer very slowly 1 1/2 hours, tossing with a fork once or twice, or until ham hocks are almost tender.
5. Score knockwurst with a sharp knife; place on sauerkraut; simmer 20 minutes longer.
6. Add apple slices, pushing them down into sauerkraut and cook 10 minutes longer.
7. To prepare the potatoes, place in a medium size sauce pan, cook and cover for 20 minutes. Insert knife to see if the interiors are soft.
8. On a large deep platter arrange the choucroute with potatoes.
SERVING
9. Serve with whole-wheat bread and mustard.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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