Sweet Pickled Yum Yum Cabbage

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"This is a recipe I have been making for ages; it is a great side to just about any meal. It is also great on burgers or hot dogs. It keeps for at least a month if kept refrigerated. This always goes over well at pot-luck dinners."

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (90.5 g)
  • Calories 90.8
  • Total Fat - 4.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 617.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1 g
  • Sugars - 9 g
  • Protein - 1 g
  • Calcium - 28.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 19.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Mix together the cabbage, onion, bell pepper and olive oil in a large non-reactive bowl with a tight fitting lid; set aside.

Step 2

Mix the remaining ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a boil and continue to boil until sugar and salt is completely dissolved.

Step 3

Pour the hot liquid over the cabbage mixture and allow cooling to room temperature; cover with a tight fitting lid and keep refrigerated for at least 24 hours before serving.

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Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Love adding new to me dishes to my cookbook, this pickled cabbage so unlike the cabbage dishes I've made over the years, I was delighted with the results. A snap to make and wows the taste buds! While great anytime plan to add this to my summer outdoor barbecues.

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(22 Jan 2017)


Wow Bea, is this ever terrific. No wonder it is a family favorite. Quick, easy to make with wonderful textures and an amazing flavor. We loved this pickled treat. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, which has gone into my Favorites Cookbook for 2016. Kudos to you. Made for First Time Tag Game.

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(12 May 2016)