Vanessa Pike-Russell
Cabbage in brine recipe : SBS Food
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This week they have a feature on Cabbage. Enjoy!

In Season: Cabbage

In Season: Cabbage Cabbage, to be quite frank, is not one of the most loved vegetables. However, tastebuds grow up too and when cooked properly it is a delicious accompaniment to other foods. For a simple take, try this recipe for cabbage in brine or for something fancier impress family and friends with this recipe for roast duck with braised cabbage
Learn how to make Cabbage in Brine with Vasili's Mamma.


1/4 cabbage
1 litre water
1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup salt
1 tsp sugar
1 lemon (squeezed)
Spices of your choice
Large jar with lid


Thoroughly wash the cabbage. Chop the cabbage into chunks.

Place chopped cabbage in a large sterilised jar (do not put the lid on).

Heat water, vinegar, salt, sugar, spices and lemon in a pot until the mixture boils.
Pour the boiled ingredients (brine) in the jar of cabbage, filling up to the rim. Tighten the lid and leave to rest for 24-48 hours. It is then ready to eat.

Allow the brine to continue to boil in the jar until it cools down.

If you enjoyed this Cabbage in brine recipe then browse more greek recipes, vegetarian recipes and our most popular lamingtons recipe.

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