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 , 21 September 2015
Braised red cabbage
  • Ready in: 80 mins
  • Serves: 8
  • Price: 20p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 190g serving contains
  • Fat low
    3.8g
    5%
  • Saturates low
    1.2g
    6%
  • Sugars med
    12.6g
    14%
  • Salt low
    0.1g
    1%
  • Energy 423KJ 101KCAL
    5%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 223kJ/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.