Kapustnyak is a Ukrainian dense soup made from pork, fat and sauerkraut.

Ingredients for preparation Kapustnyak:

This dish, very rich in taste, is served with sour cream.

  • 400 g pork.
  • 1 kg sauerkraut.
  • 400 g potatoes.
  • 100 g carrot.
  • 50 g parsley root.
  • 120 g onion.
  • 2 ea garlic cloves.
  • 50 g fat.
  • 70 g flour.
  • Salt.
  • Pepper.
  • Green parsley.


  • Put pork in cold water and boil until done.
  • Slice the meat.
  • Squeeze juice out of sauerkraut and stew it lightly, then add fat.
  • Julienne onion, parsley root, carrot and fry with flour in fat.
  • Mince pork fat with garlic and green parsley.
  • Add cubed potatoes to the broth, bring to boil, and then add sauerkraut, stewed vegetables, minced pork fat with garlic and cook until done.