Bratwurst with Red Cabbage

“Stick this in the slow cooker when you get up in the morning, and have a nice hot lunch in the afternoon.” – Jean Hansen

Bratwurst with Red Cabbage

Course: Main Courses – Beef, Main Courses – Pork
Cuisine: German


  • 1 Small Head Red Cabbage Shredded (approximately 8 Cups)
  • 2 Apples Peeled, Cored & Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Caraway Seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • Red Potatoes Quartered
  • Carrots
  • Bratwurst


  • Place cabbage and apples in slow cooker. Stir in vinegar, sugar, caraway seeds, salt and pepper. Add red potatoes, carrots and bratwurst on top of cabbage.
  • Cook on high 3 1/2 hours or low for 7 hours.


I cut this recipe in half and it works beautifully.

2010 Recipe – Jean Hansen