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


  • Add cold leftovers to a sandwich or wrap!
Photo of 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.