Kim Biegacki Recipe

New Year's Day Pork & Kraut

By Kim Biegacki pistachyoo


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
4 to 6 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot

Kim's Story

Happy New Year 2012!

This is our traditional meal for New Year's Day for my family and my husband's family too. Sometimes it is a pork roast in the crockpot and other times it's country style ribs like these. I look forward to this meal as my husband doesn't like kraut so I really relish it when I can get it. My Dad made barbecue ribs separately for my husband. (He is so spoiled.) haha
Now, I have another "Ancient Debelak Recipe" at least that's what my Dad calls all his recipes. LOL

Ingredients

2 lb
country style ribs
1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
salt and black pepper
1
bag, refrigerated sauerkraut
1/2 large
onion, sliced
1 tsp
thyme, dried (a little more heavy on the thyme)
1/2 tsp
sweet basil, dried
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
rolls
fresh green beans
potatoes, new red

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season ribs with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning and sear your ribs in a countertop electric skillet or cooker in a little bit of oil till brown. Now, cook your ribs and onions on medium heat 300 degrees (in same pan) and add water as needed about 1 1/2 to 2 hrs till tender. Add the other seasonings at this time to the ribs that are cooking in pan. Then put your kraut in and let it come to a boil and then turn back down heat and let simmer for 15 minutes.
2
Cooked potatoes in pressure cooker, then mashed and added butter, salt and pepper.
3
Cooked up fresh green beans in pressure cooker and seasoned. Oh, bake your rolls too.
4
Ok, plate up and you are ready to eat your traditional New Year's Day meal.
5
Take a guess what football team my Dad (John) is a die hard fan of? hehe

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes, Pork, Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Polish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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13 Comments

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Rose Selvar potrose
Jan 1, 2014
Sounds like a great recipe. Thanks for making the changes concerning the four seasonings. I had a pork loin roast and sauerkraut for dinner tonight. I didn't have country style ribs; but sometime when I do, I will try this recipe. Sounds great.... 01/01/14 2035
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Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Dec 31, 2013
Hi Rose, good catch...never even noticed when I posted last year. I would of noticed tomorrow though because I am making a pork roast with the same seasonings. I added it in the notes that after you sear the ribs go ahead and add the 4 other seasonings then your kraut.
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Rose Selvar potrose
Dec 31, 2013
Looks great. Sounds great!
Where do we put the thyme, sweet basil, oregano and the garlic powder? I see those in the ingredients; but don't see them mentioned in the directions.... 12/31/13 2152
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Jim Decker quadingjim
Oct 1, 2012
I love this meal on a cold winter night. Thank you for posting it.