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Braised slow cooked cabbage recipe with apples, onions and spices

Braised Red Cabbage with Apple

Braised red cabbage - the perfect make ahead vegetable side dish. Slow cooked with spices and apple.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 People
Calories 205 kcal


  • 1 Red cabbage Shredded
  • 2 Red onions Chopped
  • 3 Cooking apples Peeled, cored and chopped
  • 75 g Dark Brown Sugar
  • 3 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 75 g Unsalted Butter
  • 3 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 100 g Cranberry Sauce Optional
  • Salt and Pepper

To serve

  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Fresh parsley Chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 140C.

  2. Put all ingredients apart from the cranberry sauce into a heavy, lidded saucepan and mix well.

  3. Put the pan, with lid on into the oven and bake for 1.5 - 2 hours until the cabbage is tender.

  4. When cooked, stir through the cranberry sauce and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Braised Red Cabbage with Apple
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 385mg11%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1442IU29%
Vitamin C 65mg79%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.