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Traditional Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage

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The traditional sweet and sour red cabbge is a flavorful cabbage preparation that can be served as a side in a meal. Prepared with bacon slices, the sweet sour red cabbage is sweetened with brown sugar, and seasoned with vinegar and cooked with onions. served hot it is a savory dish.
Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded red cabbage 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
Directions

Fry bacon in large skillet until crisp.
Remove bacon; pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat.
Stir sugar, flour, salt and pepper into fat until smooth.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Cover tightly; heat until mixture boils.
Reduce heat; cook, stirring occasionally, 25 to 30 minutes.
Crumble bacon on top.
(Can be served immediately.) Cover and refrigerate.
15 minutes before serving, heat Traditional Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage covered over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
6

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