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Braised red cabbage

Sweet and sour with a hint of festive spice, Christmas dinner wouldn't be the same without it

Sweet and sour with a hint of festive spice, Christmas dinner wouldn't be the same without it

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(64 votes)
Cooking Time

Cook: 1 Hour 20 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 8

Cooking Time

Price: 20p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 190g serving contains

Energy
422kj
101kcal
5%
Fat
3.8g
Low
5%
Saturates
1.2g
Low
6%
Sugars
12.6g
High
14%
Salt
0.10g
Low
2%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
222kJ/53kcal

Ingredients

1 red onion

1 tbsp sunflower oil

15g butter

1 red cabbage

2 eating apples (preferably Cox's), peeled, cored and diced

2 level tbsp brown sugar

3 tbsp cider vinegar

1 cinnamon stick

150ml apple juice

Method

1
Cook the red onion with sunflower oil and butter in a large saucepan until soft.
2
Shred the red cabbage, discarding the hard core and any damaged outer leaves. Add to the red onion and stir to coat.
3
Add the apples alongside the brown sugar, cider vinegar, cinnamon stick, apple juice and 150ml water. Cover and heat until simmering. Simmer gently for 1 hour, adding a little more liquid if necessary.