Miriam's Red Cabbage

Red Cabbages in colander on kitchen table
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  • Total: 80 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 4 Portions (4 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
254 Calories
1g Fat
62g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Portions (4 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 254
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Protein 5g
Calcium 146mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

It is important to include recipes that contain vegetables and fruit in your Passover menu, as they balance all the heavy egg, potato and matzo dishes eaten during the holiday week. This cabbage dish can be made several days in advance, refrigerated, and reheated. Thus, this delicious and pareve vegetable dish is good for body and soul!


  • 1 medium red cabbage (coarsely shredded)
  • 1 large onion (peeled, trimmed, and chopped)
  • 2 green apples (with peel; cored and chopped)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons oil (such as olive or grapeseed)
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt (to taste)
  • White pepper (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large chef's pan or Sauté cabbage, onion, and apple in oil until somewhat softened (about 10 minutes).

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Simmer covered for one hour.


  • This can be made several days ahead, refrigerated, and reheated.

Word of Mouth Kosher Catering. Recipe reprinted with permission