Oktoberfest Ribs with Apple Sauerkraut

Oktoberfest Ribs with Apple Sauerkraut
  • TOTAL PREP TIME370 minutes

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  • 4 pounds spareribs trimmed to fit into slow cooker, cut in 2-rib portions
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 small red potatoes sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 small red onion peeled and sliced
  • 1 1-lb package refrigerated sauerkraut rinsed and drained
  • 2 small red apples cored and sliced 1/4--inch think
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds coarsely crushed



In large nonstick skillet brown ribs in oil over high heat. Place in 3 1/2-4-quart slow cooker with potatoes, onion, sauerkraut and apples. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over. Cook, covered, on Low 6-8 hours (or on High for 3-4 hours).

Serves 4.