Low Carb Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

Low Carb Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp butter avocado oil may be substituted fro dairy-free
  • 1 pound red cabbage about 1/2 head thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • sea salt optional
  • black pepper freshly ground


  • Preheat a stainless steel pan over medium heat.  I used this pan. Add butter.
  • When butter has melted, add cabbage. Cook cabbage stirring frequently until slightly softened,about 5 minutes. Stir in the sugar and the star anise.
  • Add the red wine vinegar. Bring to a simmer, then turn heat to low. Cook until cabbage is tender, stirring frequently, until cabbage is tender, about 25-30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if desired.
Keyword Cabbage