November 1, 2009

GERMAN - STYLE RED CABBAGE

GERMAN - STYLE RED CABBAGE

1 sm. onion, chopped
1 sm. red cabbage
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 bay leaf
1/4 c. water
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 apple, peeled & chopped
3 slices bacon, cooked & crumbled

Cut cabbage into 6 wedges, removing core. Place in large saucepan. Add onion, sugar, salt, bay leaf, water, and boil. Cover, reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes. Add vinegar and apple; cover and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes.

Remove cabbage to serving platter with slotted spoon. Strain pan liquid, reserving onion and apple; discard bay leaf. Spoon apple and onion over cabbage; sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Yield: about 6 servings.

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