Sauteed Red Cabbage With Apples

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Cabbage is one of my favorite veggies, so I am always looking for good recipes for cabbage, this is a really great one, and all ingredients can be adjusted to suit taste. This can also be made using green cabbage. I have even added a heaping tablespoon of garlic in with the onions. If you do not have any bacon fat handy, then use all oil, or oil with a few tablespoons of butter. Please, use only Granny Smith apples for this recipe, they hold up better than any other kind. This is a delicious side dish for beef!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut cabbage into quarters, then coarsely shred.
  2. In a large frypan, heat oil and bacon fat (or butter if using).
  3. Add in onions, and saute until tender (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add in shredded cabbage, brown sugar, vinegar, bay leaf (if using) and stock; simmer uncovered for about 20-25 minutes.
  5. Cover the pan and cook for about another 30 minutes, stirring occasionally or until cabbage is desired tenderness.
  6. Stir in apples and apple butter or apple sauce.
Most Helpful

Hey, I've just gotta say...anything with bacon fat has GOT to be good! this recipe is no exception. However, I did NOT follow directions very well.I only cooked it for the initial 20 minutes because it was cooked enough for me at that point. I stirred in the apples & applesauce, gave it another minute & served. YUM! Thanks, Kitz!

Elmotoo September 22, 2006