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braised red cabbage with apple in a pot.

Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Spices

Amanda
A tangy mix of red cabbage, onions, apples and warm spices, all braised in the oven until tender and sweet.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 116 kcal

Equipment

  • 4 litre lidded casserole dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg red cabbage 1 red cabbage
  • 400 g onions 2 large
  • 350 g apples 3 medium
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp nutmeg grated
  • 1 tsp cinnamon ground
  • ½ tsp cloves ground
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp butter

Instructions
 

  • Remove the outer leaves from the cabbage and cut into quarters. Cut out the core and slice thinly.
  • Peel and chop the onions finely, then peel the apples and cut into chunks.
  • Start with a layer of about a third of the cabbage and follow with a third of the apples, onions and garlic.
  • Mix the sugar together with the spices, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over a third of the mix onto the vegetables.
  • Repeat the layering process twice more. Now, pour the vinegar over the top and dot the butter over the surface.
  • Put the lid on top and cook in the oven at 150C/300F/Gas2 got about 2 hours, stirring half-way through.

Notes

Disclaimer:
The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.
Tips:
  • Red cabbage is like beetroot and juice will stain everything. If you are slicing the cabbage by hand you might like to use cloves and a plastic chopping board that you can clean with bleach.
  • Slice the cabbage in a food processor, if you prefer, by using the wide slicing attachment.
  • If you don't have ground cloves just pinch the tops off whole cloves and discard the stalk. The tops just disintegrate to a powder that you can use for ground cloves.

Nutrition

Calories: 116kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 632mgPotassium: 443mgFiber: 5gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 1466IUVitamin C: 77mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 1mg
Keyword red cabbage
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