In a large bowl combine the sauerkraut, applesauce, broth, bacon, brown sugar, thyme, mustard, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in optional juniper berries.
In a large skillet brown the pork in oil an drain. Place pork in an ungreased 9×13 inch baking dish. Spoon sauerkraut mixture over top and sprinkle with paprika. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/4 hours or until meat is tender and cooked through.