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Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage (Dedicated to my Pappy, Ronald (Pete) Messner) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ciara Terabasso
Added: Friday, October 3, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. cider vinegar
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1 med. head red cabbage, shredded
2 bacon strips, diced
1 med. tart apple, peeled and chopped
1/2 c. chopped onions
1/4 c. water
2 T. white wine vinegar or additional cider vinegar
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1/8 t. ground cloves

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, stir the cider vinegar and sugars until the sugars are dissolved. Add cabbage; toss to coat. Let stand 5-10 minutes. Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon, reserving the drippings. In the drippings, saute apple and onion until tender. Add water and cabbage mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with reserved bacon, just before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.

 

 

 

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