Bean-Cabbage as in Zalaegerszeg

Zalaegerszegi Babos Káposzta

Preparation info

  • 6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cuisine of Hungary

By George Lang

Published 1982

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  • 1 pound dried pinto beans
  • 1 pound smoked spareribs, sliced
  • 2


  1. Soak the beans in water overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse soaked beans. Add sliced spareribs and enough water to cover. Cook until beans are done, and drain.
  3. Remove spareribs, cut off meat and chop it, and discard bones.
  4. In a separate pot cook sauerkraut with tomato purée; add additional water if necessary. Cook till done.
  5. Put cooked beans,