This delicious recipe is simple to make but packed with flavor. At once savory and sweet, this side dish will become one of your dependable go-to options for every day and for special occasions. As the weather cools, cabbage is available at many farm stands and farmers’ markets. Try Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse.
SWEET AND SOUR RED CABBAGE RECIPE
½ lb bacon
1 sweet onion, sliced
½ cup apple cider vinegar
½ cup Concord grape juice
2 tsp salt
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp paprika
4 cups shredded red cabbage
1. Cook bacon in a pan until crispy, remove from pan and set aside, leaving the bacon fat in the pan.
2. Add sliced onion to bacon fat and cook until softened.
3. Add vinegar, grape juice, salt, brown sugar, paprika, and cabbage, simmering until most of the liquid is evaporated. The cabbage should be tender and there shouldn’t be a lot of liquid at the bottom of the pan. Place on a serving platter and crumble with bacon.
RECIPES AND STYLING BY ANNA CALABRESE / PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVE BRYCE / STORY BY KEITH RECKER / WITH SUPPORT FROM BUY FRESH, BUY LOCAL OF WESTERN PA