Cabbage and Apples with Caraway

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings

This dish can be made 2 days ahead and reheated in the oven or microwave without any loss of flavor or character.


1tablespoon olive oil
1large onion, chopped
2tablespoons caraway or poppy seeds, optional
1large head green or red cabbage, quartered, cored and sliced thinly
2 apples, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced thinly
1/4cup sugar
2tablespoons lemon juice
4 bay leaves
1/2cup water or apple juice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a very large saute pan or wok with the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and saute 4 minutes until lightly browned.
  2. Add the caraway seeds and cabbage. Continue sauteing 5 minutes. Add apples, sugar, lemon juice, bay leaves and water. Continue to cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally 10 minutes until tender but still a bit crunchy. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 97
  • Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 21mg
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 2g