Introduction: Chlopski Posilek (Peasant's Bacon and Cabbage)

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Chlopski is the Polish word for peasant, and literally translated this dish is called 'Peasants' Meal'. It's a dish which is
most popular in the provinces like Lubuskie, in the far west of Poland.

Step 1:

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1   medium green cabbage, coarsely chopped
6   slices fatty bacon, diced
1   medium onion, chopped
1   large leek, chopped (Onion or shallot can be substituted)
1/4    cup water
2   cloves garlic, chopped
1   lb. Polish sausage cut into 1 inch pieces (kielbasi)
1/2   teaspoons salt, pepper, and dill weed

Step 2:

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Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
Add all other ingredients except sausage to dripping; cover and cook 10 minutes over medium heat, turning cabbage once.
Add sausage; cover and cook 5 minutes or until sausage is heated. Transfer to serving dish with a slotted spoon; sprinkle
with bacon.
Makes 4 servings.


jessyratfink (author)2014-01-27

This is one of my favorite things to eat - so good with buttered boiled potatoes :D

shodai-soke (author)jessyratfink2014-02-08

Thanks. Glad that you liked it. I made this two nights ago, but with potato pierogies! Las night's leftovers, I added kapusty (wide egg noodles) for a one-plate easy to reheat meal.

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