Marinated cabbage “Petals”

Try to cook marinated cabbage with carrot and beetroot. Such a bright, aromatic and crunchy appetizer will definitely like your guests and relatives.


  • 1 white cabbage
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 beetroots
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 chilly pepper
  • 1 l (liter) water
  • 5-8 cloves
  • 5-8 allspice berries
  • 5-8 black-eyed peas
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 200 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 200 g vinegar
  • 150 g sunflower oil


Make “petals” out of a head of white cabbage. You can cut 3-5 “petals” on one cabbage leaf. Peel raw carrots and beetroots. Cube the ingredients.

Let’s cook a marinade. Boil 1 liter of water. Add sugar, salt, vinegar, sunflower oil, bay leaves, allspice, garlic, cloves, black-eyed peas and cut chilly pepper. Mix everything thoroughly.

Place cut vegetables in layers in a 3-liter jar and pour them with a hot marinade. Cork up the jar hermetically and cool it. Leave the marinated cabbage for 24-hours under room temperature and then serve as an appetizer.

Enjoy your meal!

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