Russian Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Russian Sweet And Sour Cabbage Recipe

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Jean Ray


Adapted from bon appetit.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 5 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    onions, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1
    red cabbage (about 2 pounds)
  • 1
    apple, golden delicious, peeled, cored, sliced thin
  • 1/2 c
    apple juice

How to Make Russian Sweet and Sour Cabbage


  1. Melt butter in heavy pan over medium low heat. Saute onions until soft. Add next 7 ingredients, heat to almost boiling.
  2. Add cabbage, stir until cabbage starts to wilt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is crisp-tender, 17 minutes. Add apple and cook 5 more minutes.

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About Russian Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Eastern European

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