Looking for an old-time recipe? This Cabbage Filled Peppers recipe originated in old Pennsylvania Dutch Amish country. It can be stored for long periods of time.
Yield: 6 servings
Did You Know? China produces almost half of the worldwide production of cabbage. And, they have been growing it for a long time. It is believed that Shensi Province, China, first grew cabbage around 4,000 B.C.
6 sweet green or red peppers
1/2 head cabbage, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed
2 cups cider vinegar
Remove stems from peppers.
Cut off the tops of the peppers and set them aside.
Remove the seeds.
In a bowl, place the chopped cabbage.
Add salt and mustard seed, mixing thoroughly.
Spoon mixture into peppers.
Place the top of pepper back on and secure with toothpicks.
Place peppers in a glass jar and fill with cold vinegar.
Put the cover on the jar, and store it in a cool place.
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