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Red Cabbage with Apples

 Red Cabbage with Apples
My German grandmother passed this recipe down to my mother, who gave it to me. I remember eating it as a small child. This vegetable dish can be made quickly and goes great with roast pork or barbecued ribs, potatoes and biscuits.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 medium head red cabbage (2 pounds) , shredded
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup Apple juice or cider or apple juice
    Apple Cider Save more on this seasonal favorite from ALDI.
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional


  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until golden and tender.
  • Add the cabbage, apples, cider, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for about 1 hour or
  • until cabbage and apples are tender and the liquid is reduced.
  • Sprinkle with bacon and parsley if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 203 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.