Red cabbage is an amazingly versatile autumn vegetable that can be used in a range of dishes; coleslaws, stir-frys, stews and more. This braised cabbage recipe is easy to cook and makes the perfect side dish for roasts. It’s also a staple of many Christmas dinners!
- Preheat the oven to gas mark 2, 150°C, fan 130°C. Mix the shredded cabbage and chopped apple with salt and pepper, garlic, sugar and spices.
- Spoon the mixture into a large, lidded casserole dish and add the vinegar and apple juice. Add knobs of butter to the top and seal the lid before placing in the oven.
- Cook for two to three hours, stirring occasionally and checking that the mixture doesn’t dry out. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before serving.
- Try adding raisins, cranberries or red onion to your mix, or adding more garlic, according to your personal preference!