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Smoked Pork Loin With Sauerkraut And Apples

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Pork Loin With Sauerkraut And Apples

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

2

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Pennsylvanian pork is epicly braised in a flavorful medley of sweet, sour, & beer.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Pound Pork, Loins

  • As Needed Sweet rub

  • 1 Pound Sauerkraut

  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, Peeled and Diced

  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

  • 1 Cup dark beer

  • 2 Tablespoon butter

  • 2 Bay Leaf

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Season the pork loin on all sides with Traeger Sweet Rub or salt and pepper. Place the roast directly on the grill grate, close the lid and smoke for 1 hour.
  • 3

    In a large Dutch oven or glass baking dish, layer the sauerkraut, apples, onions, brown sugar, beer, butter, and bay leaves. Lay the smoked pork loin directly on top of the sauerkraut mixture. Top the pan with a lid or a layer of foil.
  • 4

    Turn the temperature of the grill up to 350℉ and return the pan to the grill. Close the lid and roast the pork for an additional hour or until the internal temperature on an instant-read meat thermometer reads 160℉.
  • 5

    Transfer the roast to a cutting board and let it rest. Meanwhile, gently stir the sauerkraut mixture and arrange on a serving platter. Slice the pork roast and layer on the sauerkraut and apples. Enjoy!