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Krassnaya Kapusta (Red Cabbage)
From: Celtic

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.