Spiced Red Cabbage


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1/2 medium head red cabbage, diced

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1 medium tart apple, quartered

3 tablespoons tarragon or red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon sugar

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon salt, optional

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions: Place cabbage in a large kettle of boiling salted water; boil for 1 minute. Drain. Return to kettle; stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until cabbage is tender. Remove bay leaf.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat; also, 78 calories, 23 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 14 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

Serves: 6

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