A few weekends ago, we went out to a German restaurant for Oktoberfest! It was soooo good! I'm not a big fan of the wursts, but the pork chops and chicken were awesome!
Not to mention my favorites: Spätzle and red cabbage salad. Mmmmm!
Look at those potato pancakes, delish!
This has become something of a tradition for us, and it always makes me sad when my leftovers are gone...I just loooove spätzle! So what's a girl to do? You guessed it! Learn how to make it! I developed this simple recipe and it came out great!
Ok, so one down...red cabbage to go!
This one I was worried about...it had to be just right! Unfortunately, because I had no idea what they put in their salad, I was clueless as to where to start for mine. Enter: Google. I searched for a bunch of recipes, but none of them seemed like they were going to be what I wanted, so I decided to wing it and see what happened.
Best. Decision. Ever.
1/4 cup light butter
2-pound red cabbage, chopped
6 Tbsp sugar
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat.
Wash the cabbage and peel off the outer slices that look yucky and have white gunk on them. Slice cabbage into thin slices, then chop into smaller pieces. Look how pretty!
(That knife looks creepy sitting there, sorry!)
Add cabbage and stir until it begins to wilt, about 5-7 minutes.
Add sugar and vinegar. Stir and reduce heat to med-low. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until cabbage is tender. (Somehow I managed to forget to take a final picture of this! How?! Oh well.) Here's one I found online.
Salt to taste and enjoy warm or chilled!
We had pork chops, spaetzle, red cabbage and my Homemade Applesauce!
October is still young, try these awesome German Treats!!