Definition of choucroute garni in US English:

choucroute garni


  • A French dish consisting of sauerkraut flavored with juniper and served with assorted meats.

    • ‘Accompany this choucroute garni with mustard and horseradish sauce.’
    • ‘The onion tart here is one of the best you will find anywhere and the choucroute garni is excellent.’
    • ‘And the delicious choucroute garni is a feast of pork, goose confit, and foie gras atop a bed of excellent sauerkraut.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘One of the world's great regional dishes, choucroute garni is quintessentially Alsatian.’


French, literally ‘garnished sauerkraut’.


choucroute garni

/SHo͞oˌkro͞ot ɡärˈnē/