Recipe courtesy of Jim Coleman

Amish Pork Sampler with Sauerkraut and Apples

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 21 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 20 hr
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3/4 pound pork loin

1/4 cup sliced onions

1/8 cup sliced celery

2 pints sauerkraut

3/4 pound spare ribs

2 cups veal stock

3/4 pound sausage

1 teaspoon tomato paste

12 juniper berries

1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds

1 apple, peeled and sliced

2 potatoes, peeled and diced small

Salt and pepper

2 teaspoons brown sugar


  1. Season the pork loin and brown in a heavy skillet. Remove from skillet and add onions, celery, sauerkraut, and spare ribs, and stock. Cover and simmer 45 minutes without sausage and pork loin. Add the sausage, pork and the remaining ingredients and cook for an additional 45 minutes or until the pork is completely done.