Polish Home Cooking Recipes!

Kapusta

(Polish: Stewed Sauerkraut with Mushrooms)
Ingredients:
1 oz. dried mushrooms or Ľ lb. fresh mushrooms
1 large onion, diced
2-1/2 T. butter or shortening
1-1/2 lbs. sauerkraut, rinsed & drained
1/3 c. water
2 T. flour
Salt & pepper
Directions:
Soak mushrooms in ˝ cup warm water 1 hour. Sauté mushrooms & onion in butter in skillet 3 minutes. Add sauerkraut to mushrooms; cook & stir 10 minutes. Blend 1/3 cup water into flour. Mix with sauerkraut & simmer 15 minutes Season to taste with salt & pepper.
Additional directions:
Add caraway seed to taste & use 1 can cream of mushroom soup, 1 can golden cream of mushroom soup & 1 can of chicken broth. Cook & brown a link of fresh Kielbasa. Cut into small pieces & add. (About 6 servings)

Cwikla
(Polish Pickled Beets)
Ingredients:
3 c. sliced cooked or canned beets
1 T. grated fresh horseradish or 4 tsp. prepared horseradish
8 whole cloves or ˝ tsp. caraway seed
2 c. vinegar
1 T. brown sugar
2 tsp. salt
Directions:
Layer beets in a glass or earthenware bowl, sprinkling layers with horseradish & cloves. Boil vinegar with sugar & salt 2 minutes. Pour over the beets. Cover; refrigerate 24 hours.

Comments

  1. THE KAPUSTA IS GREAT….BEST I’VE HAD, OR MADE SINCE MY GRANDMAS’.

  2. Thanks for letting me know you enjoyed the Kapusta, Darlene! Good to hear from you!

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