Slow Cooked Bavarian Pork Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Pork hocks3 Pound
 Onions2 , peeled
 Bay leaf1
 Celery stalks2 , diced
 Salt2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Green apples2 , cored
 Sauerkraut3 Pound
 Light brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 112.3 mg

Sodium 1846 mg76.9%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.5%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 34 g67.8%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C 67.1%

Calcium 9% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a slow cooker, put the hocks, onions, celery, bay leaf, salt, pepper and just enough water to cover.
2) Cover the cooker and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours, till the hocks are completely cooked.

3) Preheat oven to temperature of 25 degrees.
4) Take the hocks out of the cooker and put them in a small casserole, closely packed.
5) Slice the apple into wedges and place them over the hocks in the casserole.
6) Cover the hocks and apples with sauerkraut, undrained, and sprinkle brown sugar all over.
7) In the preheated oven, bake for 3/4 hours.

8) Transfer the hot preparation to a serving plate and serve while still piping hot.