Croatian Fried Cabbage w/ Noodles – Peceno Zelje Sa Rezancima

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Croatian Fried Cabbage w/ Noodles – Peceno Zelje Sa Rezancima
Categories: Ethnic, Pasta, Vegetable, Side dish, Croatian
Yield: 6 servings

1 ea head cabbage
Salt & pepper to taste
3 tb butter or shortening
2 cups flour
1/2 cup water
2 ea eggs

Shred cabbage.
Melt butter or shortening in pan.
Add shredded cabbage.
Cover but stir frequently.
Fry over med-heat until lightly browned.
Season with salt & pepper.
Keep covered.
In a bowl, mix together flour, water & eggs.
Using fingers work ingredients together on a board.
Knead until dough is smooth and firm.
Cut dough into two parts.
Roll out ball of dough thinly then cut in strips 1″ wide.

Bring 2 qt of water to a boil. then add salt.
Add noodles & cook for 8-10 mins.
Drain then add to fried cabbage,
Stir & cook together for 2-3 mins. then serve.

ORIGIN: Zena Drejlana, Belgrade-Yugoslavia, circa 1989

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