braised cabbage and apple in white casserole dish
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5 from 2 votes

Braised Cabbage and Apple

This Braised Cabbage and Apple recipe is a perfect side dish, packed with brown sugar sautéed apples and green cabbage braised in cider vinegar and spices.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: braised cabbage and apple, cabbage recipe, spiced apple recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 212kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 small green cabbage 6 cups shredded
  • 1 Granny Smith apple cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 Honey Crisp apple cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/3 cup water


  • In a cast iron pan or large skillet over medium heat melt the butter. Add the sliced apples, tossing to coat and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the brown sugar and apple cider vinegar. Stir to mix in and continue cooking for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the sliced cabbage, spices and carefully toss to coat. Add the water, cover with lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove lid, season to taste and drain any excess water. Serve or keep warm, covered with aluminum foil in a casserole dish.


Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 679mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 9% | Vitamin C: 105.8% | Calcium: 10.8% | Iron: 7.7%