Red Cabbage


A sweet and sour red cabbage side dish that's really nice with pork, ham, or sausage. It tastes better on day two and freezes well.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 small head red cabbage, finely shredded

  • 3 apples - peeled, cored and chopped

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Place water in a large saucepan over high heat. Stir in cabbage, apples, vinegar, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is tender, about 45 minutes.

  2. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

136 Calories
4g Fat
26g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 136
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 57mg 286%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 319mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love