But it s well worth it. The easiest homemade sauerkraut recipe in a mason jar no special equipment needed.
I exclusively use wide mouth quart mason jars for homemade sauerkraut.
Homemade sauerkraut in mason jars. I use a slicing disk on a food processor to shred the cabbage but you can use a mandolin or slice it with a knife. The cabbage releases liquid creating its own brining solution. Plus tons of amazing desserts and holiday recipes.
When the sauerkraut is done it will be fermented but also nice and crunchy. Use a smaller glass or jar or glass to place on top of the sauerkraut once it has been stuffed into the mason jar so that the. A wide mouth mason jar makes it easier to pack the cabbage into the jar.
All you need to do is combine shredded cabbage with some salt and pack it into a container a crock if you have one and want to make a lot of sauerkraut but a mason jar will do just fine for small batches. While every other food blog on the planet is starting off december with a cookie recipe i thought i would rebel and give you sauerkraut do. Also there s something so rewarding about taking that first bight of tangy homemade sauerkraut.
What special tools do you need to make homemade sauerkraut. Other than a good size jar with a lid you don t really need any special tools. After this cabbage has spent weeks in its mason jar prison there may be some questions.
However there are two elements to. The hardest part is waiting for your homemade sauerkraut to be done. Super crunchy super tangy salty simple yet so delicious homemade sauerkraut to put on your sandwiches burgers hot dogs salads or just eat it plain.
Homemade sauerkraut recipe tips and variations tips. Over time the cabbage will ferment and create a homemade sauerkraut that tastes way better than anything you can buy at the store. How to know if the sauerkraut is fermented enough.
I have cookies coming. A quart mason jar makes the perfect amount of sauerkraut for a small household. Slice the cabbage thinly.