Rotkohl – Red Cabbage

 Rotkohl - Red Cabbage


  • 3 tablespoons bacon drippings or canola oil
  • 1 small head red cabbage (about 1-1/2 pounds), shredded
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar


  1. In a Dutch oven, heat bacon drippings over medium heat.
  2. Add cabbage and apples; cook and stir 2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in water, sugar, salt, pepper and cloves.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 40-45 minutes or until cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in vinegar.

Yield: 6 servings.


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