My Estonian Mother-in-Law's Red Cabbage


Source: Janet Shaw (2002)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 1⁄2 hours

Ingredients

1
red cabbage head (sliced very thin)
3 T
sugar
1⁄2 t
salt
3 T
butter (or bacon drippings)
1 ds
cayenne pepper
1
onion (chopped)
1
apple (tart, sliced)
3 T
water
1 T
caraway seed
3 T
apple cider vinegar

Instructions

Brown onion in buffer or bacon drippings. Mix water, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt and cayenne pepper and add to onions. Add apple and sliced cabbage to onion mix. Add caraway seed. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally and checking liquid. Excellent served with mashed potatoes and pork roast, duck or liver.