Old Country Cabbage-Beet Relish

Starokrayova pryprava zi svizhoyi kapusty i buriakiv

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    6 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

This is a very old recipe, an unusual one in fact, used as a condiment or relish or as an accompaniment to roasts and poultry and game dishes.


  • 3 cups apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon</


Pour the vinegar into a medium, non-reactive saucepan and stir in the sugar, salt, and black pepper. Bring to a boil and stir, making sure all the sugar is dissolved.

Meanwhile, mix the cabbage, beets, and horseradish together in a large glass bowl. Pour the vinegar mixture over top and mix thoroughly. Pack into sterilized jars and seal with vinegar-proof (non-reactive) caps. Store jars