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Sweet and Sour Cabbage March 29, 2013

Filed under: Fruits and Vegetables — alittlemoreofeach @ 10:30 pm
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From “Miriam’s Kitchen.”



1 red cabbage (~5 lbs)

½ cup margarine or olive oil

salt and pepper

1 tsp nutmeg

3 Tbl white vinegar

3 Tbl brown sugar

½ cup white raisins

½ cup dried currants

2 cups peeled apples, diced small



Cut away the core of the cabbage and shred crudely. Heat the fat in a large saucepan. Add the cabbage. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add the vinegar, sugar, raisins, currants and apples. Cover and bring to a boil. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring a bit. Cook, covered, for 90 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired, add more nutmeg and brown sugar to taste.


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