Spicy Red Cabbage with Vinegar

Spicy Red Cabbage with Vinegar


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Red cabbage is a perfect winter dish. It is the classic accompaniment to roast pork and game dishes and also goes well with ham and sausages.

Zoë Harpham

Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small head red cabbage, about 800g, cored and coarsely sliced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 15g butter

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan over a moderate heat. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes until softened. Add the cabbage, red wine and allspice. Reduce the heat, cover and cook gently for 20 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Add the vinegar, sugar and salt and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until almost all the liquid has evaporated. Stir in the butter and serve.

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I grew my own red cabbage and looked for a recipe. This one was great. - 23 Nov 2008

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