Festive Red Cabbage

A colourful side for your Christmas dinner - Recipe inspired by BBC Good Food

3 hours

Serves 6-8

What you will need...

  • 1 red cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 large onions
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 150ml red wine
  • 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • 2 apples
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The method

1

Shred the red cabbage, finely chop the onions, peel and roughly chop the apples.

2

Heat the oil in a large casserole dish before adding the onions and cooking them on a medium heat for 8-10 minutes. Then add the star anise and cinnamon stick.

3

Pour in the red wine, allow to simmer until slightly reduced.

4

Add the cabbage, sugar and apples and stir well. Season to taste.

5

Cover the dish and allow to simmer on a low heat for around 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

6

Serve once the cabbage is tender, with the cinnamon stick and star anise on top. Enjoy!

7

Note: This can be made in advance! Cook 1-2 days before serving or freeze for up to 4 months - just reheat on the hob before serving.

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