Rotkohl mit Cranberries und Mandeln

German Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds

This modern twist on a traditional German recipe is absolutely delicious and makes a perfect side dish to Rouladen or a roast.

German Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds

This modern twist on a traditional German recipe is absolutely delicious and makes a perfect side dish to Rouladen or a roast.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: German
Servings: 8 portions
Author: Angela Schofield

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 small red cabbage heads
  • 2 tbsp. lard or butter
  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 oz. cranberries

Instructions

  • Peel onions and slice into very fine rings.
  • Remove the outer leaves of the red cabbage heads.
  • Cut each head into 8 wedges and arrange in a casserole pan.
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Heat lard or butter in a medium pan.
  • Add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add blanched almonds and mix well.
  • Add brown sugar and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in apple cider vinegar, orange juice and honey.
  • Season with salt, pepper and cinnamon.
  • Bring to a boil and add cranberries.
  • Pour onion mixture over the cabbage wedges and distribute evenly.
  • Cook in oven for about 30-45 minutes or until tender.
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