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Sautéed Red Cabbage

This delicious side dish is a heirloom recipe. Try it and you’ll see why it’s been handed down!

The serving sizes are for side dish portions.


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ( EVOO)
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/3 cup white or apple cider vinegar (eyeball it)
  • 2 rounded tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • Salt and pepper


Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add EVOO and onion and sauté for two minutes. Add cabbage and turn in pan, sautéing it until it wilts, about 3-5 minutes.

Add vinegar to the pan and turn the cabbage in it. Sprinkle sugar over the cabbage and turn again. Season with mustard seed, salt and pepper and reduce heat a bit. Let cabbage continue to cook 10 minutes longer or until ready to serve, stirring occasionally.

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