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Choucroute Garni Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Catherine Jeansonne,Houma courier-1976
Added: Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cans (1lb.11oz ea) sauerkraut
6 ham hocks
2 cups dry white wine
1 bay leaf
5 whole cloves
1 medium sized onion peeled
1 1/2 lbs knockwurst (may use pkg of wieners)
5 red apples, quartered cored and sliced
12 new potatoes( white ones cut may be used)

Directions:
Directions:
Soak sauerkraut 5 minutes in cold water in a large bowl. Drain well. Place ham hocks in a dutch oven. Add drained sauerkraut, wine, and bay leaf. Press cloves into onion: press onion down into sauerkraut. Heat to bowling, reduce heat, cover. Simmer very slowly 1 1/2 hours tossing with a fork once or twice or until ham hocks are almost tender.
score knockwurst or wieners. Place on sauerkraut. simmer 20 minutes longer. Add apple slices, pushing them down into sauerkraut. Cook 10 minutes longer. Scrub potatoes cook in boiling salted water to cover in a medium sized saucepan 20 minutes or until done. Arrange Choucroute with potatoes on a large deep platter. Serve with whole wheat bread and mustard if you wish.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
serves 6

 

 

 

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