Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by luvinlif2k

Authentic and tasty! I found this in a recipe book in my Grandma's library (A World of Good Eating). I haven't been able to find a reprint of the book but the recipes are quite delicious.

Top Review by Abi Fae

Very delicious and simple recipe. It was so hot when I made it, I crock potted it instead of simmering on the stove for an hour. It turned out great. ZWT6. The combination of flavors really works. I used apple cider vinegar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove the outer leaves and hard core from cabbage and chop coarsely.
  2. Heat the bacon fat in a large skillet or kettle. Add onions and slowly cook until tender.
  3. Add the cabbage and salt. Cover and steam for 10 minutes.
  4. Add apples and 1/4 cup boiling water.
  5. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour or until the cabbage is tender.
  6. Add the vinegar and sugar and continue to cook 15 minutes longer.
  7. Serve hot.
  8. NOTE: Sugar and vinegar amounts can be varied according to your family's tastes.

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