How to Make Sauerkraut with Pumpkin at Home?

fermented pumpkin with sauerkraut

That recipe of fermented cabbage cannot be named traditional because it uses water. But the recipe does not contain any sugar and so it is a healthy meal with probiotics. And due to the presence of water this recipe is easy. You have not to squeeze cabbage in order that it gives its juice.

By the way, pumpkin goes well with fermented cabbage. So try this vegetarian pumpkin stew with sauerkraut.


  • 2.0-2.2 pounds of cabbage
  • 5-6 ounces of carrot
  • 5-6 ounces of pumpkin
  • one handful of cranberries
  • one onion
  • 3 tbsp. of salt (without iodine)

1. Chop the cabbage with the help of a sharp knife or Borner slicer. Grate your carrot and pumpkin.

2. Transfer the vegetables to a big bowl. Stir in cranberries and salt. Don’t squeeze the vegetables. Only stir them well.

cabbage and pumpkin in a bowl

3. Pour 2,5 cups of water in the bowl.

4. Put a plate on the top of cabbage. And then put something heavy on the plate.

a heavy thing on sauerkraut

5. Let stand for 4-5 days at the room temperature.

6. Uncover the sauerkraut every day and poke 2-3 holes through the cabbage. Use a wooden thing only (rolling pin or spoon).

sauerkraut with pumpkin

That is all. Your sauerkraut with pumpkin is ready. Serve it with olive oil.

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