Cranberry-Apple Red Cabbage

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 01, 2023
When I was looking for something new, I started playing with flavors and came up with this very tasty dish. My German grandmother would be impressed, I think! The colorful side dish is just right with pork. —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts
Cranberry-Apple Red Cabbage Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium head red cabbage, coarsely chopped (8 cups)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sweet vermouth or white wine, optional
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients; transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until cabbage is tender. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 131 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.