Polish Sauerkraut Soup (Kapusniak) Recipe

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Ingredients (11)

  • 2 pounds ham hocks, or meaty ham bone
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley, or 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 cup barley, not quick-cooking, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sauerkraut, drained and liquid reserved, sauerkraut rinsed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds, optional
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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