Polish Red Cabbage

Czar won’t Kapusta Zasmazana

Pronounced ” cherr-VOH-nah kah-POOSS-tah zahs-mah-ZAH-nah”


1 (3-pound) head red cabbage, washed, dried, cored and shredded
1 medium onion, shredded
3-4 tablespoons butter
1 cup water
4 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
4 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon molases
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2-3 teaspoon salt



In a large pot or Dutch oven, cook cabbage and onion in butter or oil on medium heat until it collapses, about 5-10 minutes.

,Combine water, vinegar, molases, sugar, pepper, and salt until sugar until dissolved.

Add to cabbage mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low.

Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes.

Let sit overnight in Fridge … Better after it sits for a day or two .

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