Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Prague along the Vltava River, Czech Republic

Prague along the Vltava River, Czech Republic

Cabbage has long been a staple of the Eastern European diet as it is well suited to grow in cooler, harsher climates, is packed with nutrients and preserves easily. The following recipe goes so well with many Eastern European meals such as Schnitzel.

Sweet and Sour Cabbage
Cuisine: Eastern Europena
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 head of cabbage, cored and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 1 tbsp light oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp onion soup mix
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp caraway seeds
  1. In a deep frying pan or wok, fry bacon until medium done. Set aside.
  2. Keep the bacon grease and add the oil, cabbage and onion to the pan. Cook about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the other ingredients and cook for an additional 10 minutes.


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  1. 02/08/2019

    […] french fries and salad and a wedge of lemon.  I prefer serving it with either potato salad or sweet and sour cabbage. It pairs nicely with pilsner or lager beers such the Czech Pilsner Urquell, Budweiser Budvar, or […]

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