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Pork with sauerkraut - Hristov Biser

Preparation time:
1 hour and 20 minutes

Ingredients (for 4 people):

  • 400 g sauerkraut
  • 300-400 g pork
  • 150 g bacon
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 knob butter


1. Drain the sauerkraut. Slice the meat into 2.5 cm cubes.

2. Heat some butter in a casserole pot and fry the meat for 5 minutes until brown all around. Add the diced bacon and fry for a few more minutes.

3. Add the cabbage, bay leaf, thyme, peppercorns and paprika. Cover with the lid and simmer on low heat for 40-50 minutes. Stir frequently and add extra liquid if needed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

4. Serve the pork stew with a baguette or mashed potatoes.