Cabbage: Red Cabbage & Apples


  • 2 lb. head of red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2-3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp. salt


Start by coring and cutting the cabbage into thin slices and place it in a large pot. To this add the water, apple cider vinegar and brown sugar. Bring all of this to a boil over medium heat. Add the apples to the cabbage. Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Recipe from P. Allen Smith’s Veggies & Herbs card collection, featuring 27 of Smith’s favorite herbs and vegetables, as well as corresponding recipes for a true garden-to-table experience. Browse this and other P. Allen Smith books and publications at

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