Homemade Sauerkraut

Level: Easy
  • Prep Time: 15min
  • Cook Time: min 3 days
  • Portions: ca. 2kg
For the salad
  • 2kg Cabbage
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Green apple
  • 1/2cup Cranberries
  • 2Tbsp Salt

Prep: Wash the cabbage and put the biggest cover leaves aside.

  1. Cut and grate the cabbage.
  2. Grate the apple and the carrot.
  3. Cut the cranberries in half.
  4. Put the grated cabbage in a large bowl, add the salt.
  5. Knead the salted cabbage for 5-10 minutes until it releases juice.
  6. Add the grated apple, carrot and the cut cranberries.
  7. Cover with the cabbage leaves which were put aside.
  8. Weight down so that the cabbage is fully immersed in juice.
  9. Let ferment in a dark and warm place for at least 3 days.
  10. Put it into sealed containers.

You can leave it fermenting for about 2 weeks.