Sweet and Sour German Red Cabbage

This sweet-and-sour red cabbage makes an easy side dish for any German meal. Just four ingredients and ready 30 minutes! Great with sausages or pork chops.

  • Prep time: 7 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 3-4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large red cabbage, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Method

1 Sauté the cabbage: Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the thinly sliced red cabbage and toss to coat with the butter. Sauté until slightly wilted, about 5 minutes.

2 Add seasonings and simmer: Sprinkle sugar over the cabbage and toss to coat evenly. Add the balsamic vinegar to the pot. Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to medium low.

Cover and simmer until the cabbage is completely tender, stirring often, about 30 minutes total. Season to taste with salt and pepper.