This is a recipe for sauerkraut with mushroom. Perfect addition to your Christmas table. You can also use it as a side dish to your dinner or filling to pasties. Quick, cheap and delicious dish.

ingredients for cabbage and mushroom dish

  • 1 kg (2.2lb )of sauerkraut (pickled cabbage)
  • 10 dkg (0.22lb) of dry wild mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp of clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp of flour
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 grains of allspice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Wash the mushrooms and soak them in water for at least an hour, ideally over night. Rinse the sauerkraut, drain the water and cut into smaller pieces.

chopped Sauerkraut

Put it in the IP pot and add some water (150ml – 5oz). Place the metal tray (look at photos) on top of the cabbage.

sauerkraut inside instant pot

Put the soaked Mushrooms in the bowl that would fit in the instant pot on top of the metal tray.

wild mushroom in water and inside instant pot

Close the lid, move the valve into sealing position and programme Manual for 10 min. After the programme finishes leave for another 5 min (NPR). Turn off IP, remove the pressure and open the lid. Carefully, remove the bowl with mushrooms and let them cool down. Strain (keep the water) and cut them into smaller strips.

chopped wild mushroom

Cut the onion into small pieces. On a separate pan, add clarified butter and fry the onions gently.

saute onions with oil on a plate

Add flour and fry until the flour become golden in colour.

sauté onion with flour

Add cut mushrooms and sauerkraut.

sauté mushrooms and onions

Add a little bit of mushroom water but not too much as your cabbage will get too watery or bitter. Mix altogether and cook for few minutes. Season with salt, pepper and sugar if needed. Enjoy

recipe for cabbage and wild mushrooms