Rodekool (Red Cabbage)

Rodekool (red Cabbage) Recipe

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LoriAnn Poland


My Mom was raised PA Dutch, this is one of many recipe that have been handed down in our family from mother to daughter for many generations.


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4 to 6
15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 1 1/2 tsp
    butter, melted
  • 1
    small head red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2
    tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 c
    red currant jelly
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Rodekool (Red Cabbage)


  1. Melt butter in a two quart saucepan and add cabbage, apples, cider vinegar, current jelly and water. Mix well.
  2. Cover and simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is tender, about 1 hour.
  3. Add salt and sugar, mix and serve.
  4. This recipe can be prepared a day ahead , just refrigerate. When ready to use just warm through.

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About Rodekool (Red Cabbage)

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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