Pork Spareribs and Apples
The flavors of autumn mingle perfectly in this German-style pork sparerib, sauerkraut and apple dish.
5 pounds pork spareribs
3 tablespoons butter
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups refrigerated sauerkraut
2 onions, sliced
1 carrot, grated
3 apples, sliced
1 1/2 cups white wine
- In a heavy skillet over medium heat lightly brown pork spareribs in butter. Sprinkle with pepper. Remove from heat.
- In a separate bowl, mix together sauerkraut (rinse with cold water and drain), sliced onions, and grated carrot. Place half of the mixture evenly in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. layer half sliced apples on top of mixture; then pork spareribs. Cover with the remaining sauerkraut mixture, apple slices, and pour white wine on top.
- Cover and bake in a 400°F (205°C) oven for 1 hour 45 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.