Easy Sauerkraut Recipe with Paprika

This easy sauerkraut recipe with sweet pepper is called occasionally “Moscow sauerkraut”. The recipe is easy and quick but you have to eat your sauerkraut in 1-2 weeks because it cannot be kept in a long time.


  • 2,5 pounds of cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon salt (without iodine)
  • a little pepper
  • 3-4 bay leaves
  • 1 big carrot
  • 1 big paprika

1. Chop cabbage with help of a knife or a Borner slicer.

shredded cabbage

2. Grate your sweet pepper or chop it with a knife.

chopped sweet pepper

3. Grate your carrot.

grated carrot

4. Put all your vegetables in an enamel saucepan or in a big bowl.

5. Add salt and a little pepper. Stir all ingredients up really well.

cabbage, carrot and sweet pepper with salt and black pepper

6. Add bay leaves.

cabbage, carrot and sweet pepper with bay leaves

7. Put something heavy on your cabbage.

a heavy thing on sauerkraut with sweet pepper

8. Your sauerkraut with paprika will be nearly ready in 24 – 36 hours. Time of sauerkraut fermentation depends on the temperature in your room: than the temperature higher than the sauerkraut will be ready sooner.

9. Put the sauerkraut in a jar and place the jar in your refrigerator. Wait another six – 12 hours and can eat it.

sauerkraut with sweet pepper in jars


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