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Red Cabbage Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Virgina Epps Collection
Added: Monday, October 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 medium size red cabbage
5 slices of bacon
2 medium green apples - tart ones
1 onion - chopped
2 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Large heavy "stew type" pan with 2 inch sides

1- In large sauce pan, add 1 Tbsp. of oil, cover bottom of pan. Add bacon and fry it crispy. Remove bacon, add chopped onion, fry until soft.
2- Shred red cabbage by hand using a knife rather than a food processor. Place shredded cabbage in hot pan in which bacon was fried on medium heat. Stir until cabbage wilts.
3- Add chopped apple, sugar, salt, pepper and red wine vinegar and lower heat to steam cabbage. Stir frequently to prevent burning. Steam for 2 hours. A 1/4 cup of hot water may be added to encourage steaming process. Add bacon
4. Transfer to serving bowl, cover with plastic and refrigerate over-night. To serve, reheat the following day.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandmother Epps would serve this dish at Thanksgiving dinner.

 

 

 

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