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Instant Pot® German Red Cabbage

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"I love German food, especially this classic side dish known as rotkohl. My method is decidedly Americanized, but the taste brings me back to my heritage."
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35 m servings 188
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Melt butter. Add apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, and salt. Stir to combine. Mix in onion, grated apple, and red cabbage until well combined. Close and lock the lid. Select Steam function. Set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Mix in ground cloves and allspice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 188 calories; 6.2 33.3 3.5 15 398 Full nutrition

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Made this and will definitely make again ...... My changes ... Only used 1 pound of purple cabbage but left remainder of recipe, as written (sauce ingredients), in the same amounts. Personally,...

Very easy to make. Taste was good, but it would have been better served with sausage because the extra strong flavors of sausage would be a batter balance for the sweetness of the cabbage. (I ma...

The was very good. I would definitely make it again. I did not have time to take a picture as everyone was ready to eat. I served it with home fried potatoes and pork schnitzel. German red...