Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How to make Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut Recipe

1 Cabbage (Large)
2 Carrots (Medium size)
1 tbsp Sea salt

Ceramic* Crock Pot or Bucket
Ceramic Plate (which fits inside the crockpot)
A towel
A weight

Peel off first layer of cabbage and throw away.
Slice cabbage into strips and discard the hard core.
Place in Crockpot, sprinkle tbsp Sea salt and beat
the cabbage to extract all the juice from the leaves.
Grate both Carrots and add into the crockpot.
Place ceramic plate and squeeze downward,
until brine covers the plate and forms a barrier
between the cabbage and carrot mix with the air.
Place a weight on top of the plate to help keep
the content submerged underneath the brine.
Cover the top of the crockpot with a towel.
Best conditions for a successful fermentation
are in a room temperature of 71.2° F.
Fermentation period lasts a week in the summer.

The Community for Responsible Nutrition | Joel D. Jacobson

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