Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage – Russian Style…

Russian Sweet and Sour Cabbage

5 Tbsp butter
4 c onions, thinly sliced
2/3 c red wine vinegar
1/2 c applesauce
2 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1 red cabbage (about 2 pounds) shredded
1 apple, golden delicious, peeled, cored, sliced thin
1/2 c apple juice

Melt butter in heavy pan over medium low heat. Sauté onions until soft. Add vinegar, applesauce, sugar, salt, pepper, bay leaf and cloves; stir and heat to almost boiling….Then add red cabbage, stir until cabbage starts to wilt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Then add the sliced apple and cook no more than 5 more minutes….stir good before serving…

Serve as a salad…eat hot, warm and or cold…

This stuff is so good and do not be bad and share with the family… 😉


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A survivor of six heart attacks and a brain tumor, a grumpy bear of a man, whom has declared Russia as his new and wonderful home. His wife is a true Russian Sweet Pea of a girl and she puts up with this bear of a guy and keeps him in line. Thank God for my Sweet Pea and Russia.