Alsatian Choucroute Garni

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    Choucroute garni combines the smoky flavors of several sorts of sausage, pork butt, and thick-cut bacon with the pungent perfume of sauerkraut, bay leaves, juniper berries, and caraway seeds.

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds
    • 1 teaspoon whole juniper berries
    • 4 whole cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole caraway seeds
    • 2 dried bay leaves
    • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 pound double-smoked bacon, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
    • 1/2 pound fresh bacon or salt pork (in 1 piece)
    • 1 1/4 pounds smoked pork butt, sliced crosswise into 1-inch-thick pieces
    • 4 pounds fresh sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
    • 1 bottle (750 mL) dry Riesling
    • 8 medium red or Yukon gold potatoes, or a combination (about 1 1/2 pounds total), peeled if desired
    • 8 small carrots, peeled
    • 3 coarse-textured smoked pork sausages, such as Hungarian kielbasa, bauerwurst, or smoked bratwurst (12 ounces total)
    • 3 fine-textured pork-and-beef sausages, such as knockwurst or frankfurters (12 ounces total)
    • 3 mild-spiced fine-textured white vealand-pork sausages, such as weisswurst or bockwurst (12 ounces total)
    • Fresh parsley sprigs, for garnish
    • Variety of mustards, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 684 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 41.48%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 43.31%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.65%
    • Sodium: 3226 mg 134.43%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.95%
    • Potassium: 530 mg 15.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.63%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.48%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 32 g
    • Alcohol: 16 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.57%
    • Vitamin C 51.88%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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