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Ammerschwihr Sauerkraut

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Ingredients
  Bacon/Salt pork 1 Pound
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Rendered goose fat/Lard 2 Tablespoon
  Sauerkraut 1 Pound, rinsed and drained
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Alsatian)
  Apple 1 , diced
  Juniper berries 10 , tied in cheesecloth
  Stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Kirsch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In an earthenware or tin-lined copper pot, cook the onion in the goose fat or lard until it is golden.
Add the sauerkraut.
Cook for five minutes, stirring with a fork, and add the wine, apple and juniper berries.
Pour in enough stock almost to cover the sauerkraut.
Cover and simmer for two to three hours.
An hour before serving, add the bacon or salt pork and, half an hour later, add the kirsch.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 722 Calories from Fat 387

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g68.6%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 76.2 mg25.4%

Sodium 2810.4 mg117.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g38.2%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 22 g44.3%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C 70%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Ammerschwihr Sauerkraut Recipe