Dutch Oven Pork and Sauerkraut
Whether you are ringing in the new year, or just looking for something easy and delicious for dinner, this Dutch Oven Pork and Sauerkraut recipe is sure to be a winner in your house.
We LOVE cooking this pork and sauerkraut recipe in a Dutch Oven because it easily goes right from the stove top to the oven!
Brown that pork roast perfectly on your stove top and then let the roast cook to perfection in your oven. There are two simple ingredients that make this the best pork and sauerkraut recipe, brown sugar and butter! A little bit of both adds a delicious and savory flavor to both the pork roast and the sauerkraut.
Make this delicious Dutch Oven Pork and Sauerkraut for an easy and healthy dinner tonight!
- 1/2 tablespoon oil
- 3 lb. boneless pork roast
- 1 (32 oz.) jar sauerkraut
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- salt & pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Drizzle oil on the bottom of the Dutch Oven. Heat on medium-high heat.
Lightly salt and pepper both sides of the pork roast. When Dutch Oven is heated, brown roast on both sides for about 3-4 minutes per side.
Sprinkle brown sugar on top of the pork roast and lay butter pieces on top of the sugar. Put the lid on the Dutch Oven and place in the oven. Cook for 1 hour.
Carefully remove from the oven and add the sauerkraut. Reduce heat to 325 degrees; cover and cook for 2 additional hours.
Browned pork roast with buttered brown sugar. Delicious tastes when blended, and even better when mixed with your favorite sauerkraut.
You can also add some apple slices to the dutch oven as well. Just peel two fresh apples, slice and add to the pot with the sauerkraut.
For this pork recipe, we prefer a pork loin roast. Cooked on lower temperatures for less time, the pork roast does not dry out and pairs perfectly with the sauerkraut.
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