Homemade sauerkraut

Asked July 11, 2018, 2:56 PM EDT

How much canning salt do I use when making homemade sauerkraut?

Lane County Oregon food safety home food preservation

1 Response

Here is the conversion chart for making kraut for different sized containers and amounts of cabbage used.

Sauerkraut Recipe Conversion for Smaller Quantities

Basic Recipe fits in a 1-gallon jar

5# Cabbage use 3Tpickling salt

½ gallon wide mouth Jar

2 ½ pounds Cabbage use 1 1/2 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoon

1-quart wide mouth jar

1 ¾ pounds Cabbage use 1 Tablespoon pickling salt

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Nellie Oehler