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Serves: Makes about 1 gallon
Prep Time: 20 minutes active prep
Total Time: 4 weeks
- In a large bowl, mix cabbage with salt and caraway seeds. Let stand for 10 minutes.
- Pack cabbage mixture into a large glass food container. Top with a quartered onion to fit inside the container, weighing it down. Cover container with a paper towel and secure with a rubber band.
- Place in a cool spot overnight. Check to make sure the sauerkraut is completely submerged in liquid. Check cabbage every other day for 2 weeks, skimming off of any scum that may form on the surface.
- Let stand for at least 4 weeks total. Then store in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.
This recipe is shared with permission from our friends at draxe.com .
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4. Axe, J. (n.d.). Sauerkraut Recipe. Retrieved September 12, 2016 from https://draxe.com/recipe/sauerkraut-recipe/
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