• 1 Napa or green cabbage (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons crystalline fructose
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed hot pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced


  1. Core cabbage and slice thinly.
  2. In a small saucepan, mix vinegar, fructose, pepper flakes, caraway seeds, salt, a few dashes of pepper and water; bring to a boil. Cook about 4 minutes and remove from heat.
  3. Meanwhile, fill a large kettle with about 1 inch of water and bring to a boil. Place cabbage slices and bell pepper in a steamer basket and place over water. Steam, covered, 3 minutes. Remove to a serving bowl.
  4. Pour sauce through a strainer over cabbage and toss well.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 27
Sodium: 124 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Vegetable