chou·​croute | \ shü-ˈkrüt How to pronounce choucroute (audio) \

Definition of choucroute

2 or choucroute garnie \ -​gär-​ˈnē How to pronounce choucroute (audio) \ : sauerkraut cooked and served with meat

Examples of choucroute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Initial critics were quite surprised by the result and later loved my swan leg choucroute. Washington Post, 13 May 2021 While the pandemic has sent a few dishes packing — the many parts for choucroute haven’t been easy to come by, says Haeringer, who has temporarily removed the classic — most of the standbys are standing by. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 With choucroute, of maybe a St. Patrick’s Day dinner, this will be terrific. John Mariani, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021 Boeuf Bourguignon is best served with red Burgundy (Pinot Noir), Spanish Manchego cheese, and Iberico ham come alive with a cold glass of Manzanilla Sherry, and Alsatian choucroute becomes more rounded with Pinot Gris. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 An ample pork shank's tender flesh threatens to fall off the bone and onto the lit de choucroute, a bed of tangy sauerkraut in horseradish sauce. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 12 Nov. 2020 On cooler nights, consider hearty Gascon cassoulet, Alsatian choucroute garnie, or Burgundian coq au vin. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 8 May 2020 Lyon has changed and grown around it, but the beer is still homemade and satisfying, the choucroute is still the best in town, and the room still packs celebrities, locals and travelers. Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2020 Tensions rose further last week when far-right militants criticized Mr. Philippot on social media for going to a couscous restaurant in Strasbourg, France, instead of eating choucroute, the region’s traditional dish of sauerkraut and sausages. Aurelien Breeden And Elian Peltier, New York Times, 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of choucroute

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for choucroute

French, modification of German Sauerkraut

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“Choucroute.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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