Rote Kraut - Red Cabbage

Rote Kraut - Red Cabbage Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


Pennsylvania Dutch recipes are similar to German ones. This one, taken from a Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook, was written for a pressure cooker and can easily be make in an Instant Pot. Red cabbage is also commonly found in Dutch and Belgian and Luxemborgish cuisines!


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15 Min
20 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 4 Tbsp
    bacon grease
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    red cabbage, shredded (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 large
    apple, peeled, cored, quartered

How to Make Rote Kraut - Red Cabbage


  1. Heat bacon grease in Dutch oven. Add chopped onion and cook until golden. Transfer to pressure cooker, if using.
  2. Place shredded cabbage in pot and pour vinegar and water over. Season with salt and pepper and stir.
  3. Set apple quarters on top of cabbage and cook for about 4 minutes. (If cooking on stove, cook for about 20 minutes over medium heat or until cabbage is tender.)

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