Kohl Westfalisch (Westphalian Cabbage)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mollypaul

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

Top Review by Irmgard

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.

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.

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