Properly cooked red cabbage is a beautiful thing, and very affordable, too!


  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter

  • 1 cup diced onion

  • ½ head red cabbage, cored and sliced

  • 1 coarsely grated apple

  • 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 3 Tbsp sugar

  • ½ cup apple cider

  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg


  • 1.

    Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and cook the onions until translucent. Add the cabbage, apple, vinegar, sugar and apple cider and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes until the cabbage is tender. Season with salt and nutmeg to taste.

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