Red Cabbage

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 57
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1 (3-pound) red cabbage
2 green apples, peeled and chopped (preferably Granny Smith variety)
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup vinegar (cider or white)
2 tablespoons bacon drippings
1 teaspoon salt
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice


Shred cabbage. Put in saucepan with apples, onion, allspice, sugar, vinegar, bacon fat, salt, and pepper and 1/4 cup boiling water. Bring to boil, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Author’s note: Keep in crock for 2 or 3 days, covered tightly in refrigerator, then serve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 57
Calories from Fat: 0

This Red Cabbage recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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