Sweet And Sour Red Cabbage

Courtesy of Marianne Moore
September 2017


8 oz. bacon, chopped
2 heads red cabbage, shredded
2 small Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
∕ cup sugar
∕ cup apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. caraway seed
tsp. ground ginger
tsp. allspice
tsp. cloves
1∕8 tsp. cinnamon
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


In a very large skillet over medium-high heat, saute the bacon until browned and crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the cabbage and saute until just softened, about 8 minutes. Add the apples, onion and sugar and cook 5 minutes, stirring often.
Stir in the vinegar, lemon juice, caraway, ginger, allspice, cloves and cinnamon, then cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.