Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage

Full of old-fashioned flavor, tangy-sweet cabbage pairs well with pork roasts.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
medium head red cabbage (1 1/2 lb), thinly sliced
4
slices bacon, diced
1
small onion, sliced
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup water
3
tablespoons white vinegar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add cabbage; heat to boiling. Boil uncovered about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender; drain and set aside. Wipe out and dry skillet with paper towel.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in onion. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp. Remove bacon and onion with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Drain fat, reserving 1 tablespoon in skillet.
  • 3 Stir brown sugar and flour into bacon fat in skillet. Stir in water, vinegar, salt and pepper until well mixed.
  • 4 Stir in cabbage, bacon and onion. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.

Expert Tips

Substitute a 1-pound bag of coleslaw mix for the red cabbage.

A cruciferous vegetable, cabbage is high in fiber, vitamin C and calcium. It also contains antioxidants which may protect against some cancers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.