Sunny Sauer-Cabbage

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kitty Z

This started out as leftovers, but looked so pretty cooking up, and tasted so nice, that I had to post it here. The ribboned carrot turns plain old cabbage beautifully golden, hence the "Sunny" part of the recipe. Sauerkraut gives this a bit of vinegary bite that is a great match for main dishes with sweet sauces or marinades.

Top Review by Heartspell

This was very good! The entire Family Circus enjoyed it. I love cutting the carrots into ribbons. I did make some changes and additions though. I posted it as #451085, but listed yours as well. Thank you so much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Core cabbage and cut into 1 cm wide ribbons.
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to make long ribbons from the carrots (the cores will be difficult to ribbon; reserve for other use).
  3. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Add caraway seeds and cook for a few seconds, until their color starts to change.
  4. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then add cabbage. Cover and cook 5 minutes, until cabbage is slightly softened (but still crisp).
  5. Mix in carrots and sauerkraut, re-cover, and cook until carrot ribbons are tender (one to two minutes). If there is excess liquid, cook uncovered in this step, until liquid is evaporated.

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