Red Cabbage Recipes

Find delicious red cabbage slaw, salads, soups, braised red cabbage, pasta and meat dishes with cabbage, and more recipes!

Staff Picks

Sauteed Red Cabbage

The vegetable side has a slightly sweet-and-sour flavor.

Cashew-Chickpea Salad with Cabbage Slaw

Along with being just plain delicious, this healthy salad is a lesson in synergy: when vitamin C–rich fruits like mandarin oranges and strawberries are eaten with greens and nuts, they help to make the iron in the latter ingredients more bioavailable. 

Braised Red Cabbage with Apple and Onion

Rating: 3.5 stars 442
This side goes well with roasted pork or turkey.

Rice-and-Bean Salad Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Our glorious grain bowl calls for making the brown rice in advance, but even if you start from scratch, you can get the whole dish on the table in under an hour.

Slow-Cooker Pork Chop

Pork chops cut from the shoulder have more connective tissues that break down as they cook, making them a great choice for a low and slow cook. Browning the bacon and pork chops in a pan first gives this dish layers of added flavor.

Slow-Cooker Vietnamese Baby Back Ribs

Turn leftovers into Asian-inspired pulled-pork sandwiches.

Braised Red Cabbage

Rating: 3 stars 351
This dish can be made a day ahead. Let cool completely before refrigerating. Reheat, covered, over medium heat.

Shredded-Carrot-and-Cabbage Coleslaw

Cayenne pepper adds an earthy kick to the honey mustard vinaigrette in this fresh side dish. The slaw offers a crisp counterpoint in our Pulled BBQ-Chicken Sandwiches and is also delectable served solo.

Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl

Versatility is the name of the game in this deconstructed Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl: the simple cilantro-lime marinade works just as well for fish and shrimp as it does for chicken, and the rice and beans can be switched out for your favorite grains and legumes.

Beef and Cabbage Tacos

When you want a change from the usual tacos, when you want dinner on the table in just 20 minutes, this is the recipe you need. Our zesty tacos have a spicy beef filling with red cabbage, avocado, and sour cream.

Fish Tacos with Cabbage and Lime

Rating: 3.5 stars 153
Give fish a kick of spice by cooking it in a pan with oil and jalapeño. When the tilapia is done cooking, add it to tortillas packed with crunchy cabbage slaw and garnish with cilantro and a squeeze of lime. 

Roasted Salmon, Red Cabbage, and New Potatoes

Rating: 3 stars 296
The cabbage and potatoes go into the oven first in this sheet-pan supper. A meaty salmon fillet flavored with mustard, horseradish, and lemon zest is then roasted atop the vegetables.

Inspiration and Ideas

Fish Tacos
Rating: Unrated 337
With simple ingredients, fish tacos are a light and easy meal. Here, they're served with a four-ingredient red-cabbage slaw and topped with fresh cilantro and a drizzle of sour cream. 
Asian Rotisserie Chicken Salad
Rating: Unrated 79
For a salad with the best texture, shred the chicken instead of cubing it. The technique is simple: Holding a fork, tines down, in each hand, pull the meat into pieces along the grain.
Pickled Red-Cabbage Slaw
Rating: 3.5 stars 167

As a side dish, pickled cabbage slaw serves as a bracing contrast to the richness of braised meat. Serve this alongside Juki's Short Ribs.