How Do You Make Sweet and Sour Cabbage?


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Make sweet and sour cabbage by cooking 3/4 teaspoon of caraway seeds and 1 minced garlic clove in 2 tablespoons of butter at medium heat. After one minute, add 2 pounds of carrot pieces, 1/2 cup of water, 3 tablespoons of cider vinegar and 3 tablespoons of brown sugar. Bring everything to a simmer for 15 minutes. Add 4 cups of shredded red cabbage, and cook it for five minutes before serving the cabbage with lemon juice and fresh dill.

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To make sweet and sour green cabbage with bacon, cook 4 slices of bacon cut into pieces in a Dutch oven at medium-high for six minutes. Remove the bacon, and add 1 thinly sliced yellow onion and 1 cut head of green cabbage. Cook the vegetables for 10 minutes, and stir in 1/4 cup of cider vinegar, 1/4 cup of sugar and 3 tablespoons of soy sauce. After 10 more minutes of cooking, remove the cabbage from the heat, and fold in the cooked bacon.

Make another recipe by boiling 1 head of thin red cabbage in 1 inch of water for 15 minutes and then draining the water. After removing the cabbage, add 4 slices of bacon and 1 sliced onion, and cook. Remove all but the bacon fat from the skillet and then stir in 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of flour, 1/4 cup of water and 3 tablespoons of white vinegar. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Add the cabbage and bacon back into the skillet, heating the cabbage dish through before serving.

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