May 072019

Let’s have a look what is served in Bavaris as a side dish: Bavarian Cabbage! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or “Fleischpflanzerl”, the German burger. Cabbage is a very inexpensive but health vegetable. You may know only Sauerkraut but this dish is made from raw cabbage. Happy Cooking!

Ingredients Bavarian Cabbage Side Dish

1 medium size white cabbage
1-2 tbsp lard (or clarified butter)
1 smaller onion, chopped
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 apple, slightly sour, cut in small cubes
salt, pepper to taste
1/8 liter beef broth, instant or home made – How to Make BEEF BROTH  
1 tbsp caraway seeds (optional)

Cooking Instructions Bavarian Cabbage Side Dish

– Cut cabbage in half, wash, and remove the hard parts.
– Grate the cabbage but not too fine.
– Brown lard with sugar, add onion and apple cubes. Mix well.
– Add cabbage, spice with salt and pepper, add broth.
– Let cook for about 60 min covered with a lid, add more broth if needed.
– Before serving add the vinegar and if you like the caraway seeds (promote digestion).

Serve with mashed potatoes, roasted onions, and Buletten or Fleischpflanzerl, the German burger.

Mashed Potatoes
Fleischpflanzerl, Frikadelle or German Burger

bavarian cabbage side dish

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