Меню

Home / Recipes / Pickles / Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut

Type: Pickles
Servings: 10
Ready in: >3 hours
Calories: Low
Sauerkraut is national Ukrainian dish that is served to both, festive and everyday table. It is not only very tasty, but extremely healthy as well: sauerkraut contains various vitamins and microelements necessary for human body.
Sauerkraut is very easy to cook and includes just three components: white cabbage, carrot and salt. Some Ukrainian housewives also add cranberry, horseradish, apples or pumpkin to it.
Sauerkraut is mostly served as a snack or salad. It is also added to first courses, such as famous 'kapustnyak'. Moreover, sauerkraut may be stewed with meat and vegetables or stuffed in piroshki.

Ingredients

Cabbage 5 kg
Carrot 4 pieces
Salt 100 g

 

Stages of cooking

1
Shred or grate the washed cabbage.
2
Grate the washed and peeled carrot coarsely. Add to the cabbage.
3
Stir the cabbage and carrot; season with salt. Stir one more time.
4
Put the cabbage into the pot and press it with a plate so the cabbage will give juice. Put a weight on top of the plate. You can use a jar of water as a weight. Put aside for 3 day; keep at a room temperature.

 

 

 

Discover the secrets of traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Install our unique App and inspire yourself with the most delicious Ukrainian recipes!

We recommend

Semolina Pudding with Cherries Poltava
The successful combination of semolina and cherries is responsible for flawless flavor that won’t leave any semolina’s fan indifferent.
Read more
Chicken Kiev
The Chicken Kiev is one of the most famous Ukrainian dishes – an indispensable position in world restaurant’s menus. The origins of Chicken Kiev are very tangled. Every country tries to claim their rights onto inventing this exquisite and unusual dish. The French, German, Russian, and even American cuisine tried to authenticate their authorship of
Read more
Bukovina
It’s a traditional Ukrainian salad. The vegetables add the freshness to the salad, and the sausage and potatoes make it a nutritious meal.
Read more
Appetizer with Ham and Potatoes
It is a very nutritious appetizer, which could substitute even the main course. As a rule, it is served portioned or separately, however it may be offered both hot and cold with toasts and baked potatoes.
Read more