Uli's Apple Red Cabbage recipe

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4 tablespoons butter
½ cup thick-cut bacon, diced
½ cup diced onion
2 cups chicken broth
½ cup red wine, or to taste
1 large apple, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, or to taste
2 teaspoons white sugar, or to taste
4 whole cloves
3 bay leaves
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, or to taste
1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste
salt and ground pepper to taste
2 ¼ pounds shredded red cabbage

Nutrition Info

151.4 calories
carbohydrate: 16.2 g
cholesterol: 20.5 mg
fat: 7.7 g
fiber: 3.7 g
protein: 3.7 g
saturatedFat: 4.2 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 401.9 mg
sugar: 9.5 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Melt butter in a stockpot over medium-high heat. Stir in bacon and cook until just beginning to crisp, 4 to 6 minutes. Add onions, cook and stir until onions are lightly browned and translucent, 6 to 8 minutes.

  2. Stir in chicken broth, red wine, apple slices, and apple cider vinegar, bring to a boil. Stir in sugar, cloves, bay leaves, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and black pepper. Stir in red cabbage, cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until cabbage is soft and cooked through, 30 to 45 minutes.

Recipe Yield

8 servings

Recipe Note

My grandmother was a master housewife. She taught home economics and she could cook. When she cooked this apple red cabbage my brother and I would eat it hot or cold, with or without potatoes!

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