home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars

★★★★★ 1
grace123 avatar
By Grace Camp
from Dunlap, TN

i love sauerkraut with kilbosa and its part of a traditional new years feast. this is from the old frontier cook book i have. some date as far back as 1837-9. hope u like it,

★★★★★ 1
prep time 45 Min

Ingredients For home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars

  • 1 1/2 gals. finely shredded cabbage
  • 2 tabsps salt

How To Make home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars

  • 1
    mix and blend all ingredients in a large bowl. with a potatoe masher mash the cabbbage until juice collect on the bottom. cover bowl with a cloth and set aside 4 3 hours. then firmly press the kraut into 3 sterilized quart [ball] jars and push as hard as possible; pour on the liquid from the bowl.
  • 2
    cover each jar very litely for the kraut must ferment; let stand at room temp for several days. then open jars and press down again. if necessary make a salt solution [1/2 cup salt to 1 quart water] to fill the jars to the top with liquid.
  • 3
    now screw on lids tightly andsture jars in a cool dark place. it is usuallyready 4 use in aboit 4 weeks.

Categories & Tags for home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars:

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT