Dad's Red Cabbage

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 45 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 35 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup chopped onion

2 apples, cored and thinly sliced, such as Granny Smith type apples

Two 10-ounce bags shredded red cabbage

1 cup dry red wine

1 cup water

1/2 cup red wine vinegar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 small potato, peeled and grated


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and apples and saute 3 to 4 minutes, until tender. Add shredded cabbage, wine, water, vinegar, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, partially cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add grated potato and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, until mixture thickens and potato is tender, stirring frequently.

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