Braised Red Cabbage

Southern Living
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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1 medium onion, chopped
1 Granny Smith apple, diced
3 tablespoons bacon drippings or olive oil
1 cup water
1/4 cup dry red wine (optional)
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup red currant jelly
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 medium-size red cabbage, shredded
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon water
Garnish: chopped cooked bacon


Sauté onion and apple in hot bacon drippings in a skillet over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

Add 1 cup water, wine, if desired, and next 7 ingredients; bring to a boil. Add cabbage, and tightly cover.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cabbage and apple are tender. Return skillet to stove top.

Stir together cornstarch and 1 teaspoon water; add to cabbage mixture, and bring to a boil. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thickened. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

May 2001