Bayerischer Weisskrautsalat

Bavarian White Cabbage Salad

The perfect side dish on every Bavarian dinner menu

White Cabbage Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: German
Servings: 8
Author: Angela Schofield


  • 1 medium head white cabbage
  • 3 oz. bacon
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp.. mustard
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1 tsp. coarse pepper
  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds


  • Slice cabbage lengthwise in 4 quarters.
  • Cut stem out and discard.
  • Slice each piece in fine strips and add to a large bowl.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Chop onion and bacon finely. Fry in butter till translucent.
  • Add vinegar, pepper, caraway seed, broth and vegetable oil to the pan.
  • Bring to a boil and pour mixture immediately over the cabbage.
  • Toss and refrigerate for about 3 hours.
  • Before serving, salt to taste if necessary.
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