Note: This recipe was give to me by a neighbor many years ago. She was a German farmers wife from Idaho.
5 cups shredded red cabbage
4 slices bacon, diced
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons flour
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 small onion, sliced
1) Cook shredded cabbage in 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2 Tablespoons vinegar. Cook about 10 minutes or until crisp tender. Drain.
2) Fry bacon until crisp; remove and drain off all but 1 Tablespoon bacon drippings. Stir in brown sugar and flour into bacon drippings in skillet. Add water, vinegar, salt, pepper and onion.
3) Cook stirring frequently, about 5 minutes or until mixture thickens.
4) Add bacon and hot cabbage to sauce mixture; stir together and heat through.