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.