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Juicy meat filled with slightly sour cabbage, slightly greasy from the delicious bacon.

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Záhorác pork rolls

Pork stuffed to bursting with sauerkraut and delicious fatty bacon. Enjoy it together with the sauce that you prepare at the same time as this dish and mashed potatoes.

What will we need

For rolls

  1. 1 kg pork leg
  2. 500 g of sauerkraut
  3. 200 g of smoked belly (cut into cubes)
  4. 150 g lard
  5. 300 ml of broth
  6. 50 g plain flour
  7. Salt
  8. Pepper
  9. Onion (finely chopped)

For potatoes

  1. 1 kg of potatoes
  2. 2 tablespoons butter (or lard)
  3. 1 bunch of spring onions
  4. Handful of parsley (chopped)


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  2. Cut the meat into slices
  3. Then lightly pound it, salt and pepper it
  4. Mix ⅔ of the cabbage with the chopped belly
  5. Divide the cabbage mixture into the center of each slice
  6. We will then wrap it as if we were wrapping Spanish birds
  7. And we tie each package with a string
  8. Stack the rolls in the baking dish
  9. Cover them lightly with water and put them in the oven
  10. Bake them in the oven for approximately 40 minutes until they are soft enough
  11. In the meantime, fry an onion in 100 g lard until golden
  12. Then add the broth (see TIP)
  13. Add the rest of the cabbage and continue cooking for about 5 minutes
  14. Add flour to the remaining 50 g of lard and mix until it turns pink
  15. We thicken the sauce with flour, which we cook for another minute
  16. Add the finished rolls to the pot with the cabbage and let them cook for another 5 minutes so that the flavors combine
  17. Next, cook the potatoes in boiling salted water in a pot
  18. We then mash them together with butter and mix with spring onions and chopped parsley

We will either use 300 ml of broth, or 150 ml of broth together with 150 ml of juice that we made from the rolls .

Pork roll stuffed with sauerkraut on mushroom sauce.
Source: noshingwiththenolands.com

Záhorác beef rolls

we fill the meat roulade with bacon, pickle strips and fried onion, which makes it especially tasty. The piece of beef for the roulade that we use in the recipe is the rumpsteak, which is particularly tender and juicy.

What will we need

  1. 4 slices of beef
  2. 700 g of sauerkraut
  3. 500 ml of beef broth
  4. 250 ml of red wine
  5. 50 g of smoked bacon
  6. 4 onions
  7. Carrot
  8. Pickles
  9. 3 cloves of garlic
  10. 4 tablespoons of oil
  11. A spoonful of tomato puree
  12. Bay leaf
  13. Spoon of butter
  14. 4 teaspoons of mustard
  15. Salt
  16. Pepper
  17. Flour


  1. Cut the bacon into small cubes
  2. Cut the onion into thin slices
  3. Cut the pickles again into thin strips
  4. We either press the garlic or chop it roughly
  5. Cut the carrot into thin rounds
  6. In a larger pan, fry the bacon with half the amount of onion and a little oil on medium heat
  7. Sauté for 3 minutes and then remove from the heat
  8. Dry the individual slices of beef with a kitchen towel
  9. Rub each slice with mustard, salt and pepper
  10. Add fried bacon with onions and chopped cucumbers
  11. Roll the slices into a roll and tie with string
  12. Melt the butter and oil in a pan
  13. Add the rolls and fry them for 3-4 minutes on each side
  14. Then take out the rolls and put them aside
  15. Add carrots, remaining onion, garlic and puree to the pan
  16. We will start sautéing the mixture
  17. After 3 minutes of frying, return the roll to the pan
  18. Cover everything with broth and red wine
  19. Add the bay leaf and bring everything to a boil
  20. Cook until part of the liquid evaporates
  21. Then cover the pan and let it simmer in the pan at a medium temperature for approximately 1.5 hours
  22. Remove the rolls from the pan and set aside
  23. Season the sauce with salt and pepper and thicken with flour as needed
  24. Heat the sauerkraut in a large saucepan over medium heat for 5-10 minutes
  25. Add a little broth and mustard and heat while stirring occasionally
  26. Záhorác rolls are served on sauerkraut, topped with red wine sauce and
Beef roll with cabbage and pastry sauce.
Source: frugalhausfrau.com

Slovak Záhorácky roll filled with sauerkraut

This meat roll is one of the most famous and tastiest dishes in Slovakia. Beef roulade is stuffed with bacon, onion, mustard and pickled cucumber, then fried and stewed in an incredibly tasty sauce.

What will we need

On a roll

  1. 8 slices of beef
  2. 3 spoons of mustard
  3. 8 pickles
  4. 400 g of sauerkraut
  5. Onion (sliced)
  6. Salt
  7. Grinded pepper

For the sauce

  1. Spoon of butter
  2. A spoonful of oil
  3. Celery stalks (chopped)
  4. Onion (chopped)
  5. Clove of garlic
  6. Leek (chopped)
  7. Carrot (chopped
  8. 100 ml red wine (dry)
  9. 200 ml of beef broth
  10. A spoonful of tomato puree
  11. Bay leaf
  12. A teaspoon of sugar
  13. Salt
  14. Pepper
  15. 3 tablespoons flour (or cornstarch)


  1. Spread the beef slices on the work surface
  2. Brush each slice with mustard and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  3. Place a slice of bacon, cucumber, onion and cabbage on each slice of meat
  4. We roll the meat into a roll and tie it with string
  5. Heat the butter and oil in a large pot
  6. Brown the rolls evenly on all sides and then set aside
  7. Add the onion to the same pan and let it vitrify
  8. Add garlic, leek, carrot and celery
  9. Boil the vegetables for about 5 minutes
  10. Pour red wine over it and bring everything to a boil
  11. We cook like this for 2-3 minutes, then reduce the temperature
  12. Add broth, puree, bay leaf, sugar, salt and pepper
  13. Add the rolls to the pan
  14. Cover the pan and let everything simmer at a low temperature
  15. Simmer for about 90 minutes
  16. When the meat is soft, remove the rolls from the pot and set aside
  17. We can (but don’t have to) strain the baked juice so that only the juice remains
  18. If we have strained the juice, blend the vegetables with a stick blender and keep them on hand
  19. Bring the strained juice to a boil
  20. Thicken the sauce with mixed vegetables or flour or starch
  21. Let the sauce thicken while stirring constantly
  22. Add salt, pepper and mustard, all to taste
  23. Remove the string from the rolls and return them to the sauce to reheat, then serve

If you prefer a creamy sauce, you can mix in heavy cream.

Serve the roulade and sauce with homemade Spaetzle or homemade bread or potato dumplings or boiled potatoes.

Rolls filled with a mixture of cabbage and other ingredients directly from Slovakia.
Source: tastemade.com.br

Pork rolls from Záhorák with apples and pear

The recipe is not complicated, it just has a lot of steps. We would just definitely recommend that you take your time with it. The more time and care you devote to it, the better the resulting dish will be.

What will we need

  1. 1.5 kg pork neck
  2. Apple (diced)
  3. Pear (diced)
  4. Onion (sliced)
  5. Spoon of butter
  6. A spoonful of olive oil
  7. ½ teaspoon of sugar
  8. Chili
  9. Teaspoon of salt
  10. A teaspoon of pepper
  11. 50 g of sugar
  12. 150 ml of broth
  13. 50 g of dried cranberries
  14. All ermine
  15. 400 g of red cabbage


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  2. Rinse and dry the pork neck
  3. Cover the meat with cling film and pound into a thin slice
  4. Season the meat with salt and pepper and set aside
  5. Heat a medium-sized pan on the stove and add the butter together with the oil
  6. Let them dissolve and add the onion
  7. After 5 minutes of cooking, add sugar and mix
  8. Let the onions caramelize
  9. Roast for 10-15 minutes
  10. Add the chopped apple and pear
  11. Stir to combine everything
  12. After 3 minutes, add cranberries and 100 milliliters of stock
  13. Stir to combine the ingredients and let it cook for 5-10 minutes
  14. Meanwhile, put the red cabbage in the next pot
  15. Add the rest of the broth and a spoonful of sugar
  16. Mix and let the cabbage warm to a moderate temperature, stirring occasionally
  17. When the stuffing starts to reduce, add chili and sugar
  18. Mix, and as soon as the stuffing thickens, remove it from the heat
  19. Allow the stuffing to cool slightly and then layer it on the neck slices
  20. Add sliced ​​ermine and cabbage
  21. We roll the neck like a roll and tie it with a string so that it does not fall apart
  22. Stack the rolls in a baking tray, add water and place in a preheated oven
  23. Bake the rolls for 60-75 minutes
  24. Then take the Záhorác rolls out of the oven, cover them with aluminum foil and let them rest
  25. Cut the meat roulade into slices and serve, for example, with a potato dumpling

Potato pancakes are also a great side dish for this recipe for Záhorák rolls. Let us inspire you with different recipes for potato pancakes and enjoy this dish a little more!

Pork roll filled with red cabbage, pear and apple.
Source: natashaskitchen.com

Minced meat roll filled with cabbage

Pork and sauerkraut dishes are part of the menu in every Eastern European restaurant, and the main ingredients are a favorite part of every European household.

What will we need

  1. 500 g of minced pork
  2. 300 g of sauerkraut
  3. 2 carrots
  4. Onion
  5. A teaspoon of cumin
  6. 4 slices of bacon
  7. A handful of parsley
  8. Teaspoon of salt
  9. A teaspoon of pepper
  10. 2 cloves of garlic
  11. 2 teaspoons of onion powder
  12. A teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  13. 2 eggs
  14. 100 g breadcrumbs
  15. 25 ml of water
  16. 2 tablespoons of oil


  1. Put the cabbage in a colander, rinse it slightly and let it drain
  2. We squeeze the excess water from it and place it in a medium-sized bowl
  3. We will start heating the pan with oil on the stove
  4. Dice the onion, carrot and bacon
  5. Then add the onion to the pan and fry it until golden
  6. After a while, add the chopped carrots
  7. Stir in sauerkraut, bacon, a teaspoon of salt, pepper and cumin
  8. Fry for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly
  9. Then remove the mixture from the heat and set aside
  10. In a medium bowl, combine ground pork, remaining salt, pepper, parsley, garlic, onion powder, and egg
  11. Mix everything together and add Worcestershire sauce and water
  12. Mix the meat with the spices thoroughly
  13. Spread the meat mixture evenly on baking paper and shape it into a rectangle
  14. Layer the cabbage mixture on top of the meat
  15. When we are done, we roll up the meat
  16. Grease the baking pan with oil or butter and place the roll in it, “seam” down
  17. Brush the roll with a little oil and put it in the oven
  18. Bake at 180 degrees for 45-60 minutes
  19. Then take the meat out of the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes
  20. Cut the roll into slices and serve it with your favorite sauce

What to serve Záhorák roll? Definitely with one of our perfect homemade side sauces that will make your mouth water. Dare to try the sweet ones too.

Minced meat roll filled with cabbage, cheese and bacon.
Source: lisasdinnertimedish.com

Záhorák roll in bacon

A delicious and juicy neck wrapped in even juicier bacon will bring this recipe to absolute perfection.

What will we need

For the stuffing

  1. 300 g dry rye bread (cut into cubes)
  2. 150 g of sauerkraut
  3. 50 g of onion
  4. 50 g of celery
  5. 100 g hard cheese (chopped)
  6. A handful of parsley
  7. ½ teaspoon cumin
  8. ½ teaspoon ground sage
  9. Teaspoon of salt
  10. ½ teaspoon of pepper
  11. 50 ml of chicken stock

For a roll

  1. 2 kg pork neck
  2. Salt
  3. Pepper
  4. 750 g bacon (chopped)


  1. For the stuffing, mix all the ingredients in one large bowl until well combined and set aside
  2. Rinse and dry the pork neck
  3. Tap it lightly to create weaker slices
  4. Salt and pepper the meat on both sides
  5. Put several layers of food foil on the work surface
  6. Spread the bacon
  7. Place the neck on the bacon in the middle
  8. Layer the stuffing on the neck and wrap it like a roll
  9. We tie the thread with a string
  10. Turn on the oven at 160 degrees
  11. Place the roll in the baking tray, cover with a little water and place in the oven
  12. We bake it there for 60-90 minutes
  13. Take it out of the oven, let it rest for 10 minutes and serve

This recipe for Záhorák rolls can also be prepared in a home smoker. Heat the smoker to 160 degrees. Place the roll directly on the grate, cover it and let it smoke for 2 hours. After 2 hours we check the temperature and continue smoking for another hour.

Pork roll wrapped in crispy bacon and stuffed with cabbage.
Source: recipetineats.com

Meat roll stuffed with cabbage

Záhorák mince roll is something you have to try. The meat melts on the tongue and the filling is perfectly seasoned, so it is impossible not to leave the plates empty after lunch.

What will we need

  1. 500 g of ground pork
  2. 50 g breadcrumbs
  3. Egg
  4. Teaspoon of salt
  5. A pinch of pepper
  6. ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  7. 500 g of sauerkraut
  8. ½ onion
  9. 6 slices of bacon


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  2. Mix the pork, breadcrumbs, eggs, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl
  3. Mix everything together thoroughly so that the ingredients are evenly combined
  4. Spread the meat mixture into a rectangle on baking paper
  5. Mix sauerkraut and finely chopped onion in a bowl
  6. Spread this mixture evenly on the meat patty
  7. We roll the meat
  8. We place the roll in the baking pan with the “seam” down
  9. Place the bacon on top
  10. Place in the oven and bake for about 60 minutes at 160 degrees
  11. When the Záhorák roll is ready, let it rest for 5 minutes and then serve
Meat roulade filled with sauerkraut.
Source: eatineatout.ca

Sauerkraut is a vitamin bomb. It boasts a whole range of benefits that have a positive effect on our health and we should definitely not avoid its consumption.

Sauerkraut is low in calories, which is a plus for those who focus on their diet.

It is also a food with anti-inflammatory effects and other medicinal benefits. In addition to the fact that cabbage contains a wide range of probiotics, antioxidants and fiber, it contains vitamins K, C, A, folic acid, calcium, potassium and much more.

For the desired effect, just consume a few teaspoons a day and the effects will appear quickly.

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