Apfelrotkoh (Braised Red Cabbage)

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Scarlett516

A classic German comfort food that goes well as a side dish with pork chops or poultry.

Top Review by kellychris

I'm not rating this too low b/c I understand that this is probably an acquired taste- but my family DID NOT like this at all. made for ZWT6 and the Xtra Hot Dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thinly shred the cabbage and let it soak in a bowl of water.
  2. While the cabbage is soaking, chop the bacon and onion.
  3. Peel and core the apple, then slice it.
  4. Add the bacon (or vegetable oil) to a large pot and sauté until browned (or oil is heated).
  5. Add the onion and sauté until golden.
  6. Add the apple vinegar to deglaze the pan.
  7. Add the honey, spices, apple, and salt.
  8. Drain the cabbage and add to the pot, a handful at a time, stirring as you ad it until it wilts a little.
  9. Braise the cabbage for up to an hour and a half until the cabbage is soft. If there is liquid left, you can let the cabbage absorb the liquid.

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