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Sauerkraut with Beetroot

Type: Pickles
Servings: 10
Ready in: >3 hours
Calories: Low
Traditionally, sauerkraut is made with cabbage and carrot, which grant the dish with light flavor and milky colour, as it doesn’t have any coloring pigment. However, there is a plenty of sauerkraut recipes, including sauerkraut with beetroot, in particular. Such a combination boasts slightly exotic taste, as well as a bright scarlet colour. Moreover the sauerkraut with beetroot differs in shape. Unlike the shredded cabbage used in traditional recipe, the sauerkraut with beetroot features petal-shaped cabbage.

Ingredients

Cabbage 3 kg
Water 1 l
Pepper peas 7 pieces
Table vinegar 1 glass
Bay leaf 3 pieces
Beetroot 1 kg
Salt 2 tbsp
Allspice 5 pieces
Sugar 1 glass

 

Stages of cooking

1
Wash the cabbage. Cut the cabbage in two parts, and then into chunks.
2
Cut the beetroot in round slices.
3
Combine cabbage and beetroot.
4
Boil the water. Combine it with black pepper, allspice, salt, sugar, and bay leaf. Simmer for 10 mins. Add the vinegar and cook for one min.
5
Combine the marinade with cabbage and beetroot.
6
Put the ingredients in the glass jar and set aside for 3 days.
7
Dress the salad with vegetable oil before served.

 

 

 

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