Ildiko's Sweet Red Cabbage and Apples


2 tablespoon butter

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1 pound of red cabbage, about ½ medium cabbage, cored and shredded

1/3 cup water

1 apple, unpeeled, cored and diced

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup red current or red raspberry jelly or jam

2 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

  1. Melt butter and add onions. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Add cabbage and water. Bring to boil. Add apple. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.

  3. Add vinegar, jelly, salt and pepper and cook uncovered for 10-15 minutes or until cabbage is soft, stirring occasionally.

  4. Adjust seasoning.

Keep it Vegan: Substitute vegan margarine or oil for butter.

Ready to be Dairy Free:  Substitute a dairy free margarine.

Easy to be Allium Free: Substitute ¼ fennel bulb, thinly sliced, for onion.

Make it Diabetic: Use 1/2 tablespoon Stevia in place of sugar and a sugar free raspberry jelly or jam.


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