Red Cabbage

Recipe by pines506
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Pull off and discard the outer leaves from the cabbage.
  • Cut the head into sections and remove the hard core.
  • Shred the cabbage and soak briefly in cold water.
  • Cook the bacon over low heat until some of the fat is rendered out.
  • Add the onion and saute until onion is soft, set aside.
  • Lift the cabbage from the water, leaving it moist.
  • Place it in a dutch oven and cover, let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Then add the apples, caraway seeds, salt and vinegar (OR red wine OR mix of honey and vinega).
  • Add the onion and bacon to the cabbage mix.
  • Cover and simmer slowly for an hour until cabbage is nice and soft.
  • Add boiling water during cooking if necessary.
  • If liquid is left when the cabbage is done, uncover th epot and cook gently until it is absorbed.