Jan'S German Red Cabbage Recipe

Step 1

Cut up the bacon into little «-inch pieces and fry slowly in the bottom of a large pot while you... Peel the onion and stab the cloves into it (15-30 cloves).

Step 2

Put the onion into the pot and let it warm with the bacon while you... Cut up the cabbage into roughly bite-sized chunks - somewhat thicker slices than for slaw.

Step 3

Put the cabbage in the pot and add enough water to about half-cover the cabbage; then turn the heat up high. But don't go away!

Step 4

Quarter, core and peel the apples. Toss them in on top of the cabbage with a small handful (about a 1/2 teaspoon) of salt. Sprinkle the lemon juice over it all.

Step 5

By this time the water should be boiling. Turn down the heat and put a lid on the pot.

Step 6

Go away and let it cook for 10 minutes. Stir 'n sniff. Cover and let it cook another 10 minutes.

Step 7

Now you can serve it "as is", or you can ladle out part of the liquid, thicken it with cornstarch or arrow-root, and stir it back in.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Red cabbage
  • 1/4lb Bacon; sliced
  • 1 Onion
  • 20 Cloves
  • 2 Apples
  • 1ts Lemon juice

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