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Here's What You'll Need to Make Polish Hunter's Stew - Bigos
Polish Hunter's Stew - Bigos

Polish Hunter's Stew - Bigos

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  • 1 cup pitted prunes
  • 1/2 ounce dried Polish or porcini mushrooms
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon bacon drippings or vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small head fresh cabbage, chopped
  • 1 pound sauerkraut, rinsed well and drained
  • 1/2 pound smoked Polish sausage ("kielbasa"), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound cooked fresh Polish sausage ("kielbasa"), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound leftover meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup dry red wine, preferably Madeira
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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