Homemade saurkraut. Browse Our Fast And Easy German Recipes Collection. Homemade Sauerkraut Making sauerkraut at home is easy, economical, and delicious! From Erica Kastner of Buttered Side Up.
Like any traditionally homemade food, sauerkraut can be made in a number of ways with a number of ingredients. Sauerkraut is often one of the first fermentation projects recommended to curious DIY-ers, and with good reason: It's beyond easy to make, it requires very little special equipment, and the results are dependably delicious. Sauerkraut simply means "sour cabbage" in German, but making kraut does so much more than just make cabbage sour! You can have Homemade saurkraut using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Homemade saurkraut
- You need 1 of large.
- It’s 1 1/2 tbs of kosher salt.
- It’s 2 of clean glass jars.
- It’s of Paper towels.
- You need 2 of rubber bands.
As I mentioned, the Lactobacillus bacteria are the active workers in the process. These bacteria occur naturally in fruits, vegetables, and even on our skin and in our bodies. Have been into the fermenting for quite some time now. Sauerkraut has many uses; from piling it on sandwiches to covering bratwurst—to even making a cake with it—you will have no trouble finding uses for your homemade sauerkraut.
Homemade saurkraut instructions
- Cut and clean cabbage.
- With clean dry cabbage put in bowl add salt, mix and crush the cells of cabbage cover bowl 1 hour.
- Stuff cabbage in jars full leave rim of jar open cover with paper towel with runner band.
- Set jars in a container with sides in a dark cool place (in a pantry) with a door let sour for 7 – 14 days every 3 days drain water replace with paper towel after you drain water off top. After 7. – 14 days put jar tops and refrigerate. Enjoy..
Homemade sauerkraut, all salty and sour, is brilliantly easy to make at home. All you need is two simple ingredients: cabbage and salt. And then plenty of time to allow probiotics to do their work, producing a vibrantly complex and delicious food. Sauerkraut is a traditional dish of fermented vegetables. Learn how to make your own sauerkraut with this simple how-to from Food Network.