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Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beverly Haehnel
Added: Saturday, November 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 hickory smoked bacon slices,
4 tbsp. bacon drippings,
2 lbs or 8 C shredded red cabbage,
4 cups cubed apples unpeeled,
1/2 C brown sugar,
1/2 C cider vinegar,
1/4 tsp. celery seeds,
1 tsp. caraway seeds,
1/2 cup water,
salt and pepper to taste,

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy bottom covered Dutch oven or large skillet heat bacon over low heat, stirring occasionally until bacon has redered 4 tbsp. bacon drippings. Remove bacon and reserve for another use.
Add remaining ingredients and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally. Continue to cook for 25-30 minutes for tender cabbage, or for as little as 15 minutes if you prefer a crisp bite.
Serve immediately while still hot, or refrigerate and heat for serving the following day.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Note: Up to three tbsp. of the bacon fat may be substituted by olive oil for those observing a lower cholesterol diet at the loss of some amount of flavor, which may be replaced by adding 1/4 tsp. ham soup base extract to the olive oil.

 

 

 

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