German Warm Cabbage Salad (Krautsalat)

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

German deli. Posted by request. Garlic is optional. Some German Krautsalat recipes do not have garlic at all.

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  1. Cut the bacon into tiny bits.
  2. Fry it in a big deep frying pan and fish out all the bits after they are crisp.
  3. Cut up the onion and garlic and fry them in the bacon fat.
  4. When they are brown, pour in the vinegar.
  5. Bring it just up to a simmer, add all the cabbage and bacon, toss it as you would a salad, and serve it.
  6. The cabbage doesn't cook, but it wilts a little under the hot vinegar.