Balsamic braised red cabbage

Balsamic braised red cabbage
  • Serves icon Serves 8
  • Time icon Prep time 15 min, cooking time 3 hours

The magic of this braised red cabbage recipe is all in the wait. Cook low and slow for three hours until tender, succulent and gorgeously sweet.

Now, check out all our red cabbage recipes for more ideas including in coleslaw, soups and salads.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
112kcals
Fat
3.1g (1.7g saturated)
Protein
1.9g
Carbohydrates
20.3g (18.3g sugar)
Salt
0.1g
Calories
112kcals
Fat
3.1g (1.7g saturated)
Protein
1.9g
Carbohydrates
20.3g (18.3g sugar)
Salt
0.1g

Ingredients

  • 1 (about 900g) red cabbage
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 450g Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 40g raisins
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp dark muscovado sugar
  • 25g butter
  • ½ tsp ground mixed spice
  • Small handful fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped, to serve

Method

  1. Cut the cabbage in half and cut out the core. Thinly slice the cabbage and put into a large casserole with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Add the onions, apples, raisins, vinegar, sugar, butter and mixed spice, season well and mix together. Place over a low heat, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 hours, until tender and wilted down. Scatter with the parsley to serve.

delicious. tips

  1. Make the recipe, then freeze for up to 1 month. Defrost at room temperature, then reheat slowly.

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