German red Cabbage


German Red Cabbage

Prep Time: 10 Min  Cook Time: 1 Hr 20 Min Ready In: 1 Hr 30 Min

6 Servings 


1 medium head red cabbage, cored and sliced

2 large tart apples, peeled and sliced

1 medium sweet onion, sliced and separated into rings

1 1/2 cups water

1 cup cider vinegar

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon salt

6 whole peppercorns

2 whole allspice

2 whole cloves

1 bay leaf

2 teaspoons cornstarch

2 teaspoons cold water


  1. 1.In a Dutch oven, toss cabbage, apples and onion. Add water, vinegar, sugar, butter and salt. Place the peppercorns, allspice, cloves and bay leaf on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and stir with kitchen string to form a bag. Add to Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/4 hours.

  2. 2.Discard spice bag. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir in cabbage mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.