Red Cabbage and Apples in the slow cooker crock pot fi

Red Cabbage and Apples – Crock Pot Recipe

Recently Crock Pot Canada sent a slow cooker for me  to demo. I have not cooked with a slow cooker much so I was eager to get the Crock Pot and give it a go. I shared my thoughts on the product in a recent post. Today I have another recipe to share with you that is great in the slow cooker. This recipe is a classic German dish called Blaukraut. This is a vegetable side dish of slow braised cabbage with apples. It has a sweet tart flavour and it tastes amazing! I remember having it as a kid but I do not know if I ever made it myself. I made this for a family Christmas meal last month and I loved it and knew I had to do it again so I could get a photo and put it on the website.

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Red Cabbage and Apples - Crock Pot Recipe
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Serves: 8
  • 1 red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 4 tart apples (I used granny smith), cored, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1½ cups hot water
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large Crock Pot (I use a 6qt).
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours.
Recipe adapted from Southernfood.

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  1. This is awesome! I just got a new slow cooker and this looks like a great healthy recipe to try.

  2. Hi Steve
    your recipe looks delicious, it worth a try .thanks

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