Red Cabbage

Red Cabbage

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Braised Red Cabbage Summary

This is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.  It is not a quick recipe, but it is so delicious that you will be asked to make it at every gathering.



  • Red Cabbage
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Apples
  • Bacon
  • Chicken Stock or Water
  • Craisins or Golden Raisins 
  • Brown Sugar
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Cooking Instructions

  1. I would recommend doing all your knife cuts first
  2. Julienne your red cabbage, and onions. Chop your garlic and bacon and slice your apples
  3. Add your cooking oil to a hot pan
  4. Sauté your bacon, onions and garlic first
  5. Then add your apples and raisins 
  6. Season with salt and pepper
  7. Add your brown sugar and vinegar, let reduce to make a gastric
  8. Now add your cabbage in medium amounts so that it does not over crowd the pan
  9. Let the cabbage cook down, after you have added all of the cabbage, add liquid, cover and set heat to low
  10. You will have to add liquid a couple of times throughout the cooking process until the cabbage is soft and tender.  This can take 1-2 hours to make perfect
  11. After Cabbage is soft and majority of liquid is cooked out, it will be ready to serve

Tips and Tricks

This dish goes really well with most proteins.  You can serve it with chicken, pork or lamb.  It goes really well with kielbasa and perogies too.  Great side for thanksgiving or any cold winter night.







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