Uncomplicated little pork balls simmer in sauerkraut for a satisfying meal from the old country. Make this on the stove or get out your slow cooker.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3/4 cup uncooked white rice
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 (20 ounce) cans sauerkraut with juice, divided
In a large bowl, combine the pork, onion, rice, egg, salt and ground black pepper. Mix well and form into 2 inch balls.
For stove: Place one jar of the sauerkraut in a large pot over medium low heat. Then add the pork balls and cover with the other jar of sauerkraut. Simmer over medium low heat for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
For slow cooker: Place one jar of sauerkraut in the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the pork balls and top with the other jar of sauerkraut. Cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours.