Red Cabbage With Strawberry Served at 2013 Obama Inaugural Lunch

Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A side dish served on January 20, 2013 as part of the second course at the luncheon following the second Obama Inauguration

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the cabbage, vinegar, sugar and water in a large heavy-bottomed pot.
  2. Bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 hours or until the liquid has reduced to a syrup-like consistency. Stir occasionally during the 2-3 hours.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of the strawberry preserves to the cabbage and stir until fully incorporated. Taste and decide if you want to add the remaining 1/4 cup of the preserves. If the taste is too sweet, adjust sweetness with additional salt.