Momma's Marinated Red Cabbage

Total Time
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 1 hr

My mom made a mean sauerbraten dinner with dumplings and red cabbage. This is her recipe and it's the real mc coy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle cabbage with red wine vinegar, caraway seeds.
  2. Cover with plastic and marinate overnight in refridgerator.
  3. Next day, in a covered saucepan, heat olive oil and saute onions.
  4. Add cabbage, sugar, lemon juice, apple juice and grated apple.
  5. Simmer covered for 1 hour on the stovetop.
  6. Ready to serve with braised meats, potato dumplings and gravy!


Most Helpful

Fantastic and authentic. We always make this recipe when we have German food. I will be having Jagerschnitzel, red cabbage, and fried potatoes tonight. YUM.

Bondem777 April 20, 2014

Very good. My mom made this almost identical) some 75 years ago. She immigrated from Germany and brought hers with her in 1908. DStowe

Doug03 June 30, 2003

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