A Basic Sauerkraut

An easy way to make your own nutritious and probiotic condiment. Feel free to experiment with both the vegetables and the seasoning.

  • Shred a large white cabbage.
  • Squeeze and pummel it for around five minutes to release the juices. The volume of cabbage will be greatly reduced but you should be left with a good deal of liquid.
  • Add two tablespoons of sea salt and one tablespoon of caraway seeds before squeezing for another five minutes.
  • Push the cabbage and its liquid firmly into two preserving jars, affix the lid and store at room temperature for around five days, “burping” daily by releasing the lid.
  • Once ready, store in the fridge. It will go well with meats, eggs and cheeses or mixed into soups.

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