Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

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"Red cabbage side dish that is sooo addictive."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    35 mins


  1. Place cabbage in a medium saucepan with water and salt, and bring to a boil. Stir in brown sugar and caraway seeds. Cook 12 minutes, or until cabbage is tender; drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss cabbage with vinegar and butter until thoroughly coated.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 16, 2006

Good, I leave out the caraway seeds, no one in my family will touch them. I also used bacon grease instead of butter and left the bacon pieces in. I also don't boil the cabbage, I just let it cook in the vinegar/sugar mixture until crisp tender.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 20, 2011

Too much vinegar, even though Ann liked it.

Aug 13, 2006

I took this to a Legion pot luck dinner. A German couple who attended gave this a 5 star rating. I thought it had just the right blend of all of the ingredients.

Nov 15, 2004

This was very tasty. Will definitly make again. I've been searching for a good sweet red cabbage recipe and have found it.

Nov 05, 2007

I cooked it in slow cooker until desired doneness of cabbage. I also used spiced apple cider and some water. Adjust sugar and vinegar to taste. I served it with a pot roast and my family thought it was the best ever and wanted the recipe. Anniebgood

Jan 09, 2004

Very good, just the right amount of tanginess

Mar 21, 2004

Quick, easy and tasty. Goes great with a roast and mashed potatoes. I used green cabbage instead of red and it was just fine.

Nov 04, 2010

Very good and easy; I threw all the ingredients in a crockpot and cooked for 4 hours with a couple of changes: I used Apple Cider Vinegar and left out the caraway seeds. Next time I would replace the water with at least 1/2 apple juice and increase the vinegar as I like my red cabbage tangy.


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  • Calories
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.3 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 153 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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