Braised red cabbage

Braised red cabbage

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

By , 20 December 2017

(47 votes)

Braised red cabbage
  • 1 Hour 20 Mins

  • Serves: 8

  • Price: 20p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 190g serving contains
  • Energy

    423KJ

    101KCAL

    5%
  • Fat

    3.8g

    low

    5%
  • Saturates

    1.2g

    low

    6%
  • Sugars

    12.6g

    med

    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
  • Cook the red onion with sunflower oil and butter in a large saucepan until soft.

  • Shred the red cabbage, discarding the hard core and any damaged outer leaves. Add to the red onion and stir to coat.

  • 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.