Slow Cooker Bavarian Red Cabbage

Marcia McCance


Tasty recipe from my Mom's Crock Pot Cook book from the 70's


★★★★★ 3 votes

Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 small
    head red cabbage (washed & coarsely sliced)
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 3
    tart apples (granny smith are good) cored and quartered
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon grease or butter

How to Make Slow Cooker Bavarian Red Cabbage


  1. Place all ingredients in crock pot in order listed. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours (High 3-4 hours)
  2. Stir well before serving.
  3. NOTE: may add any or all of the following, if you like:

    1/4 tsp. freshly ground nutmeg
    1/2 tsp. grounds cloves
    1/2 tsp. caraway seeds (optional)
  4. This should fit a 4-5 qt slow cooker

    For larger (6 qt) crock pot, use large head of cabbage and add 1/2 C of apple juice

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About Slow Cooker Bavarian Red Cabbage

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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