Pork and sauerkraut stew

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A stew of pork and sauerkraut is a very common dish in Latvia. It contains great-tasting products that are suitable for both breakfast and dinner. Pork, one of the main ingredients in the stew, provides a high intake of vitamin C and various minerals. The combination with sauerkraut, on the other hand, alleviates hunger and gives an urgent energy boost.


800 pork

1.5 kg sauerkraut

1 tablespoon of tomato puree

2 onions

1 carrot

1 slice of celery root

100 g of fat

salt, sugar, pepper to taste water


  1. Chop the cabbage finely, fry in fat with the chopped onion, carrot and celery, add water and sauté until almost soft.
  2. Cut the meat into pieces, sprinkle with salt and pepper, brown in a frying pan, place in a saucepan, add the tomato puree, cabbage, sugar, stir (add hot water if liquid is needed), put the lid on the saucepan and braise in the oven until ready.
  3. Serve with potatoes boiled or baked in foil with all the skin on.