Pressure Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage


Use your Instant Pot to make this easy veggie side dish! It's ready to go in just 22 minutes, so there's no reason why you can't get a serving of vegetables on your table tonight.

Pressure Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage
Photo: Carson Downing
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
22 mins
4 cups


  • 6 cup shredded red cabbage

  • 2 cup chopped apples

  • ¼ cup cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup water

  • 3 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • Dash ground allspice (optional)


  1. In a 6-qt. electric or stove-top pressure cooker combine all of the ingredients.

  2. Lock lid in place. Set electric cooker on high pressure to cook 2 minutes. For stove-top cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high heat; reduce heat enough to maintain steady (but not excessive) pressure. Cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. For both models, quickly release pressure. Open lid carefully. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
2g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 41.3mg 207%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 230mg 5%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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