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Sweet-and-Sour Red Cabbage

 Sweet-and-Sour Red Cabbage
This colorful and yummy side dish goes well with any pork dish. It is perfect for a get-together because it make so much!—Elna Groot-Nibblelink, Bloomfield, Ontario
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 2 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pinch salt, optional

Directions

  • Place cabbage in a large saucepan; layer the apples over cabbage.
  • Combine sugar and cloves; sprinkle over apples. Add bay leaf.
  • Combine vinegar and water; pour over all. Place the butter on top;
  • add salt if desired. Cover and bring to a boil, stirring
  • occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until
  • liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaf before
  • serving. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 71 calories, 64 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol. 16 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 2 gm fat.