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How to cook the hodgepodge with braised cabbage

Quick solyanka


To prepare the soup for this recipe, you can use chicken or any sausage that is in the fridge. Even hunting sausages will do. Thanks to such uncomplicated ingredients, the dish can be made very quickly.
Ingredients:
- 300 g white cabbage;
- 300 g chicken or sausage;
- 1 tbsp. spoon of tomato paste;
- onion head;
- ½ bunch of parsley;
- 2-3 pickled cucumbers;
- vegetable oil for frying;
- salt and black pepper to taste.
Cabbage and onions finely chop, and then put in the pan with the heated vegetable oil. Cover and simmer on very low heat for about 10 minutes. Then salt and pepper to taste, add tomato paste, a little water and mix everything. Simmer another 10-15 minutes.
While the cabbage is stewing, cut the chicken fillet or sausage into slices. Fry them in vegetable oil in a separate pan.At the end, add the diced pickled cucumbers and the stewed cabbage. Protom everything under the closed lid for another couple of minutes, then sprinkle with greens and serve to the table with black bread.
During cooking, you can also add a little cucumber pickle to the dish.

Solyanka with pork and sauerkraut


Such a hodgepodge is very satisfying, as it contains a small amount of potatoes. It can also be cooked without cucumbers, because the fresh cabbage in this recipe is stewed along with sour, resulting in the traditional sourness. To prepare this dish you will need:
- ½ head of cabbage of medium size;
- 100 g sauerkraut;
- red onion;
- 1 Bulgarian pepper;
- 400 g pork;
- 2 tomatoes;
- 2 boiled potatoes;
- vegetable oil;
- salt and black pepper to taste.
Cut the pork into small pieces and fry until cooked in vegetable oil, salt and pepper. At the end add to it sliced ​​potatoes and red onions. Chop the cabbage finely, put it in the frying pan and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
To cook meat faster, you can boil it beforehand until half cooked.
Scald tomatoes with boiling water, peel them, cut into cubes and add to cabbage.After a minute, add the same Bulgarian pepper and sauerkraut. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.

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