German Red Cabbage Salad

One of the traditional sides to all kind of German dishes are cabbage salads.

German Red Cabbage Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Rest: 1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Salads
Cuisine: German
Servings: 4 Portions
Author: Angela Schofield


  • 1 small head of red cabbage
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


  • Remove outer leaves of cabbage, cut into 8 wedges and remove core.
  • Shred the wedges finely and add to a bowl.
  • Add vinegar, oil, sugar, salt and pepper to a small pot and bring to a boil.
  • Pour hot mixture over the shredded cabbage.
  • Knead the salad for about 3 to 5 min. and refrigerate for at least 1 1/2 hours before serving.
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