Red cabbage in pomegranate juice

Red cabbage in pomegranate juice
  • Serves icon Serves 8
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min, simmering time 2-3 hours

Take red cabbage from a simple Christmas side dish to something much more special by adding sweet pomegranate juice and warming spices.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
98kcals
Fat
0.3g (no saturated)
Protein
1.1g
Carbohydrates
21g (19.8g sugars)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
no salt
Calories
98kcals
Fat
0.3g (no saturated)
Protein
1.1g
Carbohydrates
21g (19.8g sugars)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
no salt

Ingredients

  • 1 red cabbage, quarted cored and finely shredded
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 50g light brown sugar
  • 500ml pomegranate juice
  • 4 tbsp pomegranate molasses or balsamic glaze

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a large saucepan with 1.5 litres of water and a generous amount of salt. Bring to a gentle simmer on the hob, then cook, uncovered, stirring now and then, for 2-3 hours until the cabbage is tender and the liquid has reduced to just coat the cabbage. Remove the star anise and cinnamon, season to taste, then serve or chill until needed.

delicious. tips

  1. Complete the recipe up to 48 hours in advance. Cover and store in the fridge. Or freeze for 1 month in a freezerproof container or food bag. Defrost before reheating in the microwave or on the hob, adding an extra splash or water and a knob of butter.

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