Side Dishes

How to Make Kimchi

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A step-by-step guide to show you how to make traditional Korean kimchi at home in just 7 steps.

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For salting cabbage:
4 heads of medium napa cabbage (about 6 pounds)
1/2 - 1 cup Kosher salt
For making the kimchi paste base:
2 cups water
2 tablespoons sweet rice flour (glutinous rice flour)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
Vegetables:
2 cups daikon, cut into matchsticks
1 cup carrot, cut into matchsticks
10 stems green onions, chopped
24 medium garlic cloves (about ½ cup minced garlic)
1 1-inch chunk ginger (about 2 teaspoons minced ginger)
1 medium white onion
Seasonings and spices:
½ cup fish sauce
1/4 cup dried mini shrimp or smoked sardines, optional
1 ½ – 2 cups Korean hot pepper flakes
Trim the cabbage cores and cut each cabbage in half. Make a 2-inch cut through the core of each half of the cabbage. You want the cabbage leaves to be loose but still attached to the core. Soak the cabbages...
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Nutritions

Calories
713

Sodium
9161mg
381% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
31g
63% DV

Carbs
153g
52% DV

Fiber
11g
46% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV