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Blaukraut

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This German speciality, Blaukraut is made from red cabbage and flavored with vinegar, apples onions and last but certainly not least...LARD..this can be left out for those wanting a vegan dish. Perfect for pork chops, pork loin or Sauerbraten.
Ingredients
  Lard 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Gala apple 1 Medium, dice
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Red cabbage 1 Medium, chop
  Bay leaves 1 Large
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apple cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Melt lard in a pot; add onion, apples, kosher salt and black pepper.
2. Add the cabbage to the pot, add bay leaves and apple cider vinegar and a little bit of water.
3. Cover the pot with a heavy lid and cook for an hour at medium low heat, stirring every 20 minutes.
4. Once cooked add 1- 1/12 tablespoon of all-purpose flour.

SERVING
5. Serve with pork chops, pork loin or Sauerbraten.

Things You Will Need
Pot

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Red Cabbage
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Filipino Buttered Puto

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