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Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage Side Dish

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.


8 servings

Vinegar and cherry juice give this colorful and crunchy side dish it's sweet-tartness.


  • 1 medium head red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice, optional


  1. In a large skillet, saute cabbage and onion in oil for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the apples, vinegar, salt, pepper and cherry juice if desired. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until cabbage is tender.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 112 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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