Polish sauerkraut - {kapusta}

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 ounce Dried mushrooms
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½ cup Warm water
3 tablespoons Butter
1 large Yellow onion; peeled and diced
1 medium Tomato; chopped
2 pounds Fresh sauerkraut; see * Note
1 cup Dry white wine
½ cup Beef stock; fresh or canned
⅛ teaspoon Freshly-ground black pepper
2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
1 pinch Sugar; (optional)

* Note: Buy fresh sauerkraut if you can get it or at least buy it in plastic bags or bottled.

Soak the dried mushrooms in the ½ cup warm water for at least ½ hour.

Drain the mushrooms, reserving the the soaking water. Pour the water through a fine strainer and set aside. Coarsely chop mushrooms and saute in butter. Add onion and tomato and saute until onion is clear. Add sauerkraut, wine, beef stock, reserved mushroom water and pepper and bring to a simmer. Sprinkle flour over top of sauerkraut and then stir in well.

Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. You may need to add a pinch of sugar.

Recipe Source: THE FRUGAL GOURMET by Jeff Smith From the 08-30-1995 issue - The Springfield Union-News

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Recipe by: Jeff Smith

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