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choucroute garni Syllabification: chou·croute gar·ni
Pronunciation: /SHo͞oˌkro͞ot ɡärˈnē/

Definition of choucroute garni in English:


A French dish consisting of sauerkraut flavored with juniper and served with assorted meats.
Example sentences
  • Most cooks know that choucroute garni is an Alsatian dish consisting of braised, tart cabbage (like our sauerkraut) garnished with meats including sliced pork and sausage.
  • Accompany this choucroute garni with mustard and horseradish sauce.
  • One of the world's great regional dishes, choucroute garni is quintessentially Alsatian.


French, literally 'garnished sauerkraut'.

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