Rode Kool (Red Cabbage) Dutch recipe

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

One of the side dishes I remember from my childhood growing up in Holland.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut and shred cabbage.
  2. Cook in a small amount of boiling water with salt, cloves and pepper for about 45 minutes.
  3. Don't let it boil dry, but don't add too much water.
  4. During the last 10 minutes of cooking time add the vinegar.
  5. Just before serving add the butter and seasoning.


Most Helpful

Eat this with applesauce and boiled potatoes. Yum! Thanks for this recipe - brought back good memories of my childhood.

Missy Wombat December 26, 2002

I was a great side dish to my rouladen. Thank you.

Katanashrp February 14, 2009

I really liked this dish, though my family didn't like it as much. That may be due to the fact that I have never served them red cabbage of any kind. I used a small head of red cabbage, Splenda instead of sugar, and I used rice vinegar. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Pesto lover March 13, 2008

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