russian sweet and sour kraut

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By Bonnie Beck
from Route 66, AZ

We traditionaly serve this on Christmas Eve with the Ham.

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serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For russian sweet and sour kraut

  • 1
    large, head of cabbage
  • butter
  • large glass jar of sourkraut, drained and save the juice
  • caraway seeds
  • brown sugar

How To Make russian sweet and sour kraut

  • 1
    Core and slice thin the cabbage. Heat of skillet of ham fat, bacon fat or butter. Add the raw cabbage and brown slighty. Add a little of the ham juice and turn down heat and cover slightly and cook till soft.
  • 2
    Add the sourkraut and mix well. Add about a Tablespoon of brown sugar and the caraway seeds. Grind a tad of pepper in. Mix well. If you like it sweeter add little more brown sugar. If you like it sour add a little of the kraut juice.
  • 3
    Serve hot with the ham dinner or polish sausage or Keilbasa. It's also great with a pork roast or chops or to cook pork ribs in.

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