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How to Make Haluski (Cabbage and Noodles)
From your Pittsburgh, PA Guide

This Pittsburgh favorite, a dish of fried noodles and sweet cabbage, is of Polish-Slovakian origin.

Difficulty Level: Average    Time Required: 1 hour

Here's How:
  1. Take one egg and beat it well.
  2. Stir in 2 cups of flour and a pinch of salt.
  3. Gradually add 1 teaspoon of milk, continuing to stir as you go, until you have a stiff dough.
  4. Roll out thin (1/8" thick) on a floured board.
  5. Cut dough into 1" by 2" strips.
  6. Drop the strips, one at a time, into a pot of boiling water and cook for 3 minutes.
  7. Drain, rinse and let dry.
  8. While the noodles are drying, saute 1 medium chopped onion in a tablespoon of butter.
  9. Chop a head of cabbage into thin strips, add to the onion, and cook until tender.
  10. Add the noodles to the cabbage and stew for about 30 minutes.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy!


  1. If you don't have the time or patience to make your own noodles, you can substitute prepackaged wide noodles, such as egg noodles.
  2. Some people like to stir in cottage cheese right before serving.

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What You Need:

1 egg Info/Shop
2 cups flour Info/Shop
pinch of salt Info/Shop
1 Tbs. butter Info/Shop
1 medium sweet onion Info/Shop
1 head of cabbage Info/Shop

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