Danish Braised Cabbage

READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
Recipe by Millereg

This red cabbage recipe is a tangy addition to meals, and it's quite easy to prepare. Note that the flavor deepens and improves if you prepare the dish a day ahead, refrigerate it, and then reheat it on the stove or in a 325-degree oven before serving.

Top Review by papergoddess

This got a big "High-Five" from my Thanksgiving guests (I never hesitate to use them as guinnea pigs!!). My just-turned-21 yr. old nephew even asked me for the recipe and took the left-overs home with him. I usually make a sweet-and-sour German red cabbage dish, but I didn't have bacon, wasn't going to run back to the store AGAIN, etc, and then I found this recipe. I used green cabbage, and it might not be as pretty, but it sure went fast.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Wash cabbage, remove outer leaves, and cut in half lengthwise; remove core; slice or chop fine, using a knife or food processor.
  3. In a heavy 4- or 5-quart casserole, combine butter, sugar, salt, water, and vinegar.
  4. Bring to a boil on the stove; add cabbage and toss well to coat.
  5. Bring to a boil; cover casserole, and place in oven.
  6. Bake for 2 hours.
  7. Check occasionally and add some water if all the liquid has cooked away.
  8. Ten minutes before cooking is finished, stir in jelly and apple; replace cover.

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