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Rotkohl (German Red Cabbage)

Course Side Dish
Cuisine German
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 head red cabbage shredded
  • 1 apple grated (you can leave the skin, just remove the seeds)
  • ½ c apple cider vinegar
  • ½ c water
  • ½ c sugar
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • pinch cloves
  • 1 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons butter


  • Add cabbage, apple, vinegar, water, sugar, pepper, and cloves to a large pot. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook about 30 minutes or until tender, but still with a bit of a crunch. Drain liquid. Add in fresh lemon juice and butter, stir everything together and serve warm