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Cultured Veggies for Flu Prevention
These are a little spicy, and a little sweet and sour. They are wonderful for digesting your food, building up your immune system, and helping your adrenals feel nourished. It is the flavor I love the best. I'm a foodie and it has to taste good!
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Prep Time5 minutes mins
Total Time5 minutes mins
- 1 medium jicama
- ½ head green cabbage
- 2 ounces spinach
- 1 medium apple
- 1 yellow onion
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- 1 ½ teaspoons finely ground real salt
- 1 large orange (zested and juiced)
- 1 packet starter culture
- Shred or chop the first six ingredients and place in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. You can also layer it in the jar instead of mixing.
- Firmly pack the mixture into 2 quart glass canning jars or a half gallon vessel, leaving an inch or two for the cabbage to expand when it ferments.
- Then add the orange zest juice, and culture, and cover with water, leaving an inch or two at the top. Seal jar tightly and let sit on the counter for 6 days and then place in the refrigerator.
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Can you re-chrck that 5 minute prep time? I think washing and chopping all these vegetables will not be done in 5 minutes.
I suppose that if you were particularly slow, it would take you longer.