Krassnaya Kapusta (Red Cabbage)
Traditional Russian recipe that is great as a side dish or just by itself as a main dish.
- 1 medium red cabbage
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 apples, cored and sliced
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 cup water
Wash and shred the cabbage finely. Discard the core and coarse leaves.
Fry the onion in the oil in a heavy casserole pan, then add the cabbage. Stir for a few minites, add the cup of water, the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper, and the apples.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2-2 hours.