braised red cabbage


Braised cabbage is an ideal accompaniment for fatty roast meats such as Pork, Goose or Duck.

If you like, you can pre cook this dish, it keeps for a couple of days in the fridge and can be reheated for about 30 minutes when required.


  • 1kg Red Cabbage
  • 2 Small Cooking Apples
  • 2 Small Red Onions
  • 1tsp Grated Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp Cider Vinegar
  • 25g Butter
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper


Preheat oven to 160C/320F

Finely shred cabbage, discarding thicker white stalks.

Peel core and coarsely grate the apples.

Peel and finely slice the onions.

Layer onions, cabbage and apple in a large lidded oveproof dish.

Add spices and season with salt and pepper.

Pour in vinegar and dot with small cubes of the butter.

Cook for 1 1/2 - 2 hours stirring occasionally. The cabbage needs to cook slowly until it is tender.

1 comment to this

brook72 said on 05 Feb 2012 at 12:50:34:

A really good recipe for the slow cooker too!

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