1 lg Head green cabbage – (see
1 lg Onion — diced
1 lb Bacon — coarsely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tb Caraway seeds — optional
Note: If also making stuffed cabbage, use the center portion of the
cabbage heads and save the large leaves for wrapping leaves.
Cabbage filling: (Kapusta Na Pierogi) Remove as much cabbage core as
possible; precook in boiling salted water until al dente; DRAIN WELL!
remove large stems and chop; render bacon in a large saute pan; add
onion, salt and pepper, then carmelize the onion; squeeze excess
liquid from cabbage and add to onions; add salt and pepper, then mix
THOROUGHLY; cook until cabbage is tender; adjust seasoning and add
caraway seeds; spread on large baking sheets and put in refrigerator