Swedish Red Cabbage Recipe

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Swedish Red Cabbage
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  • 2 large onion (next time, use 2 for bit more piquancy)
  • 1 red cabbage large 2 lbs after trimming
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tbsp tart jelly such as red currant or hot pepper
  • after cooking it i changed from 2 to 3 butters and added 1 more onion making it 2. also will cook faster if you use food processor and not hand chopped..i hand chopped cause it looks better to me.


  1. Place the butter in a Dutch oven but do not turn heat on yet.
  2. Peel and chop the apples; about halfway through, turn heat to MEDIUM to melt butter
  3. . Add apples and stir to coat with butter, then stir occasionally.
  4. Chop onions and add, continuing to stir occasionally.
  5. Remove the outer leaves of the cabbage, cut in half vertically, cut out the tough inner core, then chop roughly.
  6. Stir in cabbage and cook until slightly wilted, about 8 minutes.
  7. Combine brown sugar, vinegar, salt and spices in a small dish. Stir well into the cabbage.
  8. COVER and cook until the cabbage is crisp-tender, about 10 minutes.
  9. Stir in and add red wine and jelly and cook 5 minutes, UNCOVERED.
  10. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve hot, at room temperature or cold.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 117.98 Kcal (494 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.76g 9%
Cholesterol 15.27mg 5%
Sodium 1168.91mg 49%
Potassium 108mg 2%
Total Carbs 13.98g 5%
Sugars 11.02g 44%
Dietary Fiber 1.02g 4%
Protein 0.58g 1%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 23.4mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 135.24 Kcal (566 kJ)
Calories from fat 59.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.6g 9%
Cholesterol 17.5mg 5%
Sodium 1339.92mg 49%
Potassium 123.8mg 2%
Total Carbs 16.02g 5%
Sugars 12.63g 44%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 4%
Protein 0.66g 1%
Vitamin C 4mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 26.9mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.6
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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