Braised Cabbage With Apples

Braised Cabbage With Apples
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This sweet and savory dish uses seasonal apples and cabbage for a budget-friendly side vegetable. Great paired with a simple meat entree such as Apple Mustard Pork Chops.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    25 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 40

  • Total Fat 1.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 1g
  • Potassium 115mg
  • Phosphorus 15mg


  • olive oil
    2 tsp
  • butter
    1 tsp
  • onion (diced)
  • Granny Smith or other tart apple (unpeeled and diced)
  • caraway seeds
    1/2 tsp
  • sugar
    1/2 tsp
  • shredded red cabbage
    3 cup
  • low sodium chicken broth
    1/4 cup
  • apple juice
    1/4 cup
  • apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
    1 tbsp
  • salt and pepper to taste (not included in nutrition analysis)


  1. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and apple, and sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes, just until the apple begins to soften. Add in the caraway seeds and sugar, and sauté for 1 minute.

  2. Add in the cabbage and toss with tongs, coating the cabbage with the apples and onion. Sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Add in the broth and apple juice, cover, and cook over medium heat for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cabbage is cooked through but tender. Sprinkle in the cider vinegar or lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.