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Braised Red Cabbage

Braised Red Cabbage

Makes 6 cups

Preheat oven to 150c
½ tsp olive oil
1 onion chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
900g red cabbage, sliced
2 green apples, peeled cored and diced
4 cloves
¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1 bay leaf
1 cinnamon stick
80ml red wine
50ml red wine vinegar
1 tbsp soft brown sugar
500ml vegetable or chicken stock


  • Heat oil in a large flameproof casserole dish
  • Add onion and garlic and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Add cabbage and cook for a further 10 minutes, stirring frequently
  • Add apple, cloves, nutmeg, bay leaf and cinnamon stick to dish
  • Pour in red wine and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add the red wine vinegar, brown sugar and stock
  • Bring to the boil, then cover and cook in the oven for 2 hours