Kohl Westfalisch (Westphalian Cabbage)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

A flavorful German side dish posted in response to a recipe request.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Shred the cabbage.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a Dutch oven, add cabbage, and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and caraway seeds.
  4. Pour in the beef broth and cover, simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile peel, quarter, core and cut apples into thin wedges.
  6. Add to cabbage and simmer for another 30 minutes.
  7. Blend cornstarch with cold water, add to cabbage, and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  8. Season with vinegar and sugar just before serving.
  9. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

This is a delicious way to prepare cabbage and is similar to the cabbage dish that my mom made for many of our Sunday dinners when I was growing up. The only thing I do differently is I don't add the corn starch mixture. The cabbage is perfect without it.

Irmgard October 05, 2009

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