Red cabbage with coriander seed in a bowl

Red cabbage recipes

23 Recipes

This vibrant brassica goes a long way when you have lots of hungry mouths to feed. Try our Christmas red cabbage recipes and serving suggestions.

4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Add coriander seeds, apples and maple syrup to red cabbage to make a punchy festive side dish. A colourful addition to any Christmas dinner table

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This colourful dish will complement any festive main course. Toss any leftovers with a drizzle of olive oil and serve with cold cuts, pâté or cheese

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Flavour red cabbage with port, prunes and orange for an indulgent festive side dish that delivers two of your 5-a-day. It can be made in advance and frozen for up to three months

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Make these cider-braised cabbage wedges up to three days ahead for a stress-free Christmas dinner. The dish makes an ideal accompaniment to festive turkey

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Swap apple for wedges of pear, which go beautifully with the garlic, juniper and cinnamon in this colourful side dish

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dig out your slow cooker for this delicious red cabbage. Braised cabbage makes the perfect side dish for a festive lunch or roast dinner

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this festive pickled red cabbage with cold cuts and sausage rolls on Boxing Day and beyond. It also makes a fantastic side dish for Christmas Day

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Smoked Polish sausages and slow-cooked cabbage make up this versatile dish that works as a main or substantial side

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This braised cabbage side is a super healthy and versatile dish with a rich, deep-red colour enhanced by the addition of the Port

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this twist on braised cabbage for Christmas Day, with juniper berries, orange zest, red onion and red apple for festive colour and flavour

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant veggie Christmas side dish beautifully contrasts sweet and savoury, make it up to four days in advance or freeze it

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Add some colour and vitamins to your plate with this aromatic cabbage dish. Perfect with boiled Christmas ham

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great accompaniment to cooked meats, cold or hot.

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A colourful accompaniment to cheese or meat, this infused pickle can also be jarred and given as a gift

30 mins
Easy
27 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This classic side can be made up to two days in advance. For maximum flavour, cook the cabbage down really well over a low heat until it's really sticky

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A sweet, crunchy cabbage dish with a superhealthy boost of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This salad of shredded vegetables dotted with apple is a vibrant and healthier alternative to coleslaw

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up your own, sweeter version of pickled sauerkraut with apple, redcurrant and cider flavours

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Braised red cabbage with Christmassy flavours - a lovely addition to the festive table

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Cabbage, red onion, apple and beetroot - all the brightest purple fruit and veg makes up this winter salad with sweet vinaigrette

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Skip the red wine and mull your veg with mixed spice, brown sugar and an orange studded with cloves

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this crunchy red cabbage slaw with pickled jalapeño chillies as part of a Mexican feast. If you're making this dish for kids, leave out the chilli and dress with lime juice and a splash of oil

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A healthy side dish of braised cabbage with rich spices - a perfect Sunday roast or Christmas dinner accompaniment.

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
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