Sauerkraut with Dumplings
Makes 6 to 8
- 3 - pounds pork shoulder
- 2 - pints water
- 3 - pounds sauerkraut
- 1/2 - teaspoon pepper
cup all-purpose flour, sifted
In a stockpot at moderate heat,
add the pork shoulder and cover with water. Boil the pork for 2 hours and 30
minutes or until tender.
Add the sauerkraut and
pepper. Cook 30 minutes longer.
In a mixing bowl, combine the
eggs, flour, milk, and salt to make the dumplings. With a tablespoon, drop batter
into bubbling pork and sauerkraut.
Cover tightly and cook 10
minutes. These are not light dumplings,
but the kind that blend with the sauerkraut, absorbing the
Dutch Did You Know?
Pennsylvania Dutch are a people of various
religious affiliations, most of them Lutheran or Reformed, but
many Anabaptists, non-Christian, and non-religious as well.