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Dutch Red Cabbage with Apples


Recipe Notes

  • Add cold leftovers to a sandwich or wrap!
Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

Use these recipe sheets to prepare for larger groups:


1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
½ medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
½ head red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
¼ cup vinegar
¼ cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
2 apples, chopped


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan or skillet over medium heat.  Add onion and cook until clear, about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add cabbage, vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix well and add apples.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is soft, about 30 minutes.  Serve warm or cold.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Add cold leftovers to a sandwich or wrap!
Photo of Dutch Red Cabbage with Apples
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Makes: 6 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label


This is a tasty and attractive recipe. Some found it a touch sweet, but most of us loved its colorfulness!

This dish has been a suprise hit in hands-on cooking workshops with participants.  Feel free to substitute green cabbage if that is what you have on hand.  Any type of apple works.