Braised Cabbage & Apples

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, plant-based, vegetarian
Keyword: apple cider vinegar, budget friendly, easy, plant-based, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 200 kcal

An easy one-pot meal with comforting fall foods. Delicious on its own or as a side with pork or chicken.



  • 1 small cabbage (green or purple are both fine) 6 cups shredded
  • 1 apple granny smith, gravenstein, pink lady, or baking apple preferred
  • 2 Tbs butter or vegan butter substitute
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 dash celery seed or celery salt
  • 1 dash ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Shred cabbage; core and cut apple into slices

  2. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add sliced apples and cook for 2 minutes.

  3. Add brown sugar and vinegar, tossing to coat apples. Cook 2 more minutes.

  4. Add cabbage and spices. Toss to coat.

  5. Add water, cover skillet with lid and simmer for 5 minutes.

  6. Serve warm.

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