Marinated Cabbage from Windows to Russia…

In Russia you can find babushkas selling marinated cabbage almost anywhere. In fact at almost any metro station in Moscow they peddle there concoction of delicious marinated cabbage daily. Now everyone has their own way of making it, but this is my recipe that I use to make for salads in banquets in America…

So this recipe may be missing some secrete ingredients that Russians use. But I can promise you that it will taste delicious and since I am in Russia it is a recipe from Windows to Russia…

Lets make a Marinated Cabbage…

Ingredients:

1 to 2 heads of cabbage (shredded)
4 medium carrots (shredded)
1 bunch parsley (chopped)
3 – 5 garlic cloves (chopped)
4 tbsp vegetable oil

For marinade:

1 Liter of water (about a quart)
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
5 tbsp apple vinegar (or more, on your taste)
Black pepper, peppercorns, bay leaves (to taste)

Method:

Chop the parsley and garlic “then” shred the cabbage and  carrots…

Then mix cabbage, carrots, garlic and parsley together with the oil, gently in a big glass mixing bowl or even a stainless one will do…

Bring the liter of water to boil, as it is boiling put all of the spices (Black pepper, peppercorns, bay leaves, salt and sugar (to taste)) in the rolling boiling water, turn heat off. Then allow to sit about 3 minutes…

Add the vinegar into the spiced water, mix, and pour it over the vegetables…

Let sit for about 2 to 4 hours and cool with a lid covering the bowl…

The cabbage is ready… (Yummy)

Windows to Russia!

PS: I prefer to chill the mixture before serving, but most Russians seem to prefer it on the warm side or room temperature…


kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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