Frikkadels with Red Cabbage

Flat-bottomed Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 1 hour
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500 g finely minced beef
1 slice white bread, crumbled
1 small onion, finely chopped
5 ml salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 ml grated nutmeg
200 ml soda water
30 ml butter
30 ml cooking oil
1/2 red cabbage, shredded (about 500 g)
1 green apple, sliced
30 ml white wine vinegar
15 ml red currant jelly or smooth apricot jam
100 ml meat stock


  • Mix mince, breadcrumbs, onion, salt, pepper, nutmeg and soda water together.
  • Shape into frikkadels.
  • Stand in a cool place for about 30 minutes to firm up.
  • Heat butter and oil in pot and brown frikkadels.
  • Remove from pot and set aside.
  • Sauté cabbage in pan juices.
  • Add apple and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Arrange frikkadels on top of cabbage.
  • Cover with lid and simmer slowly for 20-30 minutes or until frikkadels are cooked.
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