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Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty Recipe

Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty
Servings: 12

I was introduced to these in college through a Russian friend, and wanted to make these for myself. This recipe was adapted from a pie recipe normally called "Kapustnik" in Russian cookbooks.

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty for your family or friends.


  • 1 fresh yeast cake

  • 1/2 warm water

  • 1/2 shortening

  • 1 milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 water

  • 1/4 sugar

  • 1/2 salt

  • 7 -8 flour

  • 5 cabbage

  • 2 salt

  • 1/2 margarine

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 milk

  • 1/2 water

  • butter

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 4 steps you must follow to make Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make Cabbage (Kapusta) Pasty

  1. Filling Preparation: Chop cabbage, add salt and let stand for 1/2 hour. Squeeze all juice out. In a frying pan, put 1/2 cup oil or shortening. Put in cabbage and fry for about 3/4 hour. Stir continually until just lightly browned (so the cabbage takes on a sweeter, caramelized taste. Then let cool.

  2. Pasty Preparation: Soften yeast cake in 1/2 cup warm water. Add shortening to 1 cup milk and warm together. Beat eggs slightly, mix with the milk, and add 1/2 cup water, sugar and salt. Add to the yeast mixture. Add 3 cups flour, mix well, and let rise about 1/2 hour. Mix in as much of the remaining flour (4-5 cupsto get a good, non-sticky dough suitable for rolling. Let rise again and punch down., Assembly: Roll dough into pasty sized circles (about a 4-6 inch circle, but you can make them smaller for appetizers, and larger for lunch on the go -- and spread your cabbage filling on half of the dough, almost to the edge. Fold dough over and pinch edges together to seal. Brush with an egg wash (makes a nice, shiny brown crust and prick with fork as for pie.

  3. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 375°F for 20-30 minutes.

  4. Brush the finished pasties with melted butter.

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