Red Cabbage (Rot Kohl)

READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
Recipe by PATTI H

A delicately seasoned sweet and sour red cabbage dish that will compliment a German meal with Roladen and potato dumplings

Top Review by aaquwaa

This was great! I cooked the bacon crisp, then browned the onion, layered it all in the crockpot. My german husband said it was the best red cabbage he has ever had! I know it will taste even better today after it blends. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry onion and bacon in large pot until bacon is a bit crispy.
  2. Add red cabbage, apples, and bay leaves.
  3. Add aprx 3 tbsp sugar.
  4. Simmer for aprx.
  5. 2-3 hours on low heat stirring often.
  6. When the cabbage is fully cooked in about 3 hours, add the vinegar or lemon juice when pot is off the burner.
  7. This dish will double in flavour if served the next day.

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