Jota (Sauerkraut or/and sour turnip soup)

Origen: Vipava Valley (Slovenia)


40 dag cooked beans, 5 potatoes cut in cubes, 50 dag sauerkraut or/and 30 dag sour turnip, 10 dag bacon cut in cubes, 1 onion cut in pieces, 2 tablespoons flour, 3 cloves of crushed garlic, 2 bay leaf, some smoked meat, salt and paper to taste.

Method of preparation:

Cook together sauerkraut or/and sour turnip and smoked meat. Melt bacon, add onion, flower, then roast and pour water. Add beans, sauerkraut and turnip, mix and pour remaining water. Add garlic and bay leaf. Add salt and smoked meat. Bring to a boil.

Jota may be cooked only with sauerkraut or only with sour turnip.