German Pork Roast

German Pork Roast Recipe

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Raven Higheagle


This recipe makes good use of my homemade kraut. It also feeds a large crowd.


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Serves 8 to 10
20 Min
3 Hr 45 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 lb
    pork loin roast, bones cracked
  • 4 clove
    garlic cut into quarters
  • ·
    cajun seasoning
  • 14 tsp
    cracked red pepper
  • 2 dash(es)
  • ·
  • 2 medium
    white onions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 l
    can sauerkraut
  • 1 dash(es)
    water or white wine
  • 4 large
  • 2
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • ·

How to Make German Pork Roast


  1. Heat oil in Dutch oven.

    Cut slits in the roast and stuff with garlic quarters.
  2. Rub with salt and Cajun seasoning in to all sides of roast. Brown in Dutch oven.
  3. Add onions and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Rinse and drain sauerkraut and pour into pot.
  4. Add water or wine, tobacco, and red pepper. Cover and simmer over low heat for 3 hours, adding additional water if necessary.
  5. When roast is almost done, peel and dice potatoes and turnips and cook in boiling water for 20 minutes. Drain.
  6. Whip potatoes and turnips, adding enough butter and cream for a smooth texture.
  7. Serve covered with sauerkraut from roast. Serve all with roast.

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About German Pork Roast

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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