Red cabbage with onions and apples


The addition of lemon juice gives this recipe a tangy side, different from the traditional vinegar.


2 T butter (or vegetable oil)
1 onion (large, chopped)
1 hd cabbage (small, red cabbage, shredded)
2 apple (eating apples, cored and cut into 8 wedges)
1⁄2 t mixed spice
1 lemon (juice only)
  salt (to taste)
  pepper (to taste)


  1. Heat the butter in a pan over medium heat until melted. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the pan. Cover and cook over a moderate heat, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.


Both peeled or unpeeled apples work for this recipe.

Substitute butter with vegetable oil and this recipe will be good for vegans and the strictest vegetarian diets.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
1 hour