Krassnaya Kapusta (Red Cabbage)

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 15 mins

Traditional Russian recipe that is great as a side dish with roasted meat or just by itself as a main dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and shred the cabbage finely. Discard the core and coarse leaves.
  2. Fry the onion in the oil in a heavy casserole pan, then add the cabbage. Stir for a few minites, add the cup of water, the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper, and the apples.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2-2 hours.


Most Helpful

Easy to make and tastes great -- especially if left in the refrigerator overnight. I also missed out the salt and pepper and next time, I'll leave out the sugar as the apple sweetens it perfectly.

montevinas September 05, 2010

I really enjoyed this dish. The only change I made was I didn't add any sugar, salt or pepper, and I only cooked it for about 1 hour so the cabbage was still a bit crunchy. I served it with rice for a nice meal on a cold winter day.

Little Vegan Devil April 04, 2008

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