Homemade Sauerkraut
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by Olga, on February 25, 2014

Cook Time: 15
Servings: 10+

Ingredients:

2 medium cabbages
4 carrots
1 red bell pepper
1 apple
1 table spoon salt

Make your own sauerkraut, it is easy and simple. Use homemade sauerkraut for the salads and soups.
(see other recipes).

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Shred the cabbage

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Add shredded carrots and red bell pepper (optional).

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Season with salt. Mix it well squeezing with clean hands. Add cored and cut in thin slices apple.

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Put cabbage with vegetables in a tall jar, firmly press it all around, to release juices.

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Cover with a cheese cloth and leave it on a counter for 2-3 days.

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After 2-3 days take a long knife and pock the cabbage through to the bottom in few places letting the bitter gasses out.

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Cover the jar with the lid and store in the refrigerator.
Use it for salads or soups.

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Take some sauerkraut from the jar, squeezing the juices out.

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Add some green onion, raisins, sugar and olive oil to taste.

 

 

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