Kapusniak Recipe

Kapusniak is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Kapusniak by following this easy recipe.
Kapusniak Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
  • 4 slices Bacon (chopped)
  • 1 large Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Celery Ribs (sliced)
  • 4 Carrots (peeled & sliced)
  • 2 large Potatoes (diced)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 1 small Cabbage (chopped)
  • 910 g Pork Spare Ribs
  • 1 meaty Ham Bone
  • 455 g Sauerkraut
  • 240 g Tomato Sauce
  • 16 cups Beef Stock
  • 1 tbsp Sweet Hungarian Paprika
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • Little Parsley (chopped)
  • Sour Cream (to garnish)
  • Oil (as required)
How to make Kapusniak:
  • Pour pork ribs into a pot and cook on high flame. Add cooking oil, if required.
  • Stir in bacon and cook until almost all the fat has been discharged.
  • Add onion, celery, carrots, potatoes, and garlic in a separate pan and cook until the onions are slightly browned.
  • Add cabbage and cook until tender.
  • Add the pork ribs, ham bone, sauerkraut, tomato sauce, beef stock, paprika, bay leaf, and sugar. Stir well and bring to a boil. Cook on medium flame for 2 hours or until meat turns tender.
  • Remove the ribs and ham bone from the soup and separate the meat from them.
  • Cut the meat into small pieces and put back in the soup.
  • Keep aside to cool and refrigerate thereafter.
  • Stir the frozen soup well and heat again. Garnish with sour cream and little parsley on top.
  • Serve hot.