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Birgit's German Red Cabbage

Ingredients

  • 4 heads of red cabbage

  • Virgin Olive Oil to cover bottom of pot

  • 1 pound of bacon

  • 1/3 cup of cider vinegar

  • ½ cup of red wine

  • 2 cups of water

  • Salt

  • Pepper


Method

  1. Slice red cabbage. No white stumps. Heat up oil and bacon in large pot. Add shredded red cabbage and let simmer for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Pour the vinegar, salt, pepper, let it simmer and add Red Wine. Keep stirring. Add water.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the cabbage is tender, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Reheat the red cabbage two or three times prior to serving. It will enrich the flavor!