Cider and apple braised cabbage

AuthorElisa BookerDifficultyBeginner

From BBC Good Food

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time1 hr 40 mins

 1½ kg red cabbage
 2 red onions, chopped
 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored and chopped
 Zest of 1 orange or 2 clementines
 2 tsp ground mixed spice
 100g light soft brown sugar
 3 tbsp cider vinegar
 300ml dry cider
 25g vegan butter

1

Peel off the outer leaves from the cabbage and discard. Quarter the cabbage, removing the tough stem, then thinly slice. Arrange a layer of the cabbage on the bottom of a large saucepan, followed by some of the onions, apples, zest, mixed spice, sugar and seasoning. Continue to create layers until you have used up the ingredients.

2

Pour over the vinegar and cider and dot the 'butter' on top. Bring to the boil then simmer with a lid on over low heat for 1½ hrs, until tender.

3
4

The cabbage will keep for 2 days, covered, in the fridge or freeze for up to 1 month. Reheat in either a pan or in the microwave.

Ingredients

 1½ kg red cabbage
 2 red onions, chopped
 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored and chopped
 Zest of 1 orange or 2 clementines
 2 tsp ground mixed spice
 100g light soft brown sugar
 3 tbsp cider vinegar
 300ml dry cider
 25g vegan butter

Directions

1

Peel off the outer leaves from the cabbage and discard. Quarter the cabbage, removing the tough stem, then thinly slice. Arrange a layer of the cabbage on the bottom of a large saucepan, followed by some of the onions, apples, zest, mixed spice, sugar and seasoning. Continue to create layers until you have used up the ingredients.

2

Pour over the vinegar and cider and dot the 'butter' on top. Bring to the boil then simmer with a lid on over low heat for 1½ hrs, until tender.

3
4

The cabbage will keep for 2 days, covered, in the fridge or freeze for up to 1 month. Reheat in either a pan or in the microwave.

Cider and apple braised cabbage

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