A bowl serving juniper & apple red cabbage

Juniper & apple red cabbage

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 hr


Serves 8

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal120
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars16g
  • fibre6g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 1½ kg red cabbage, quartered, tough core removed
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    Red cabbage

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  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 4 red apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 orange, zested



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  • 2 tsp juniper berries, lightly crushed
  • 1 tbsp light soft brown sugar
  • 60ml cider vinegar
  • 250ml cloudy apple juice
  • 25g butter



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  1. Thinly slice the red cabbage, then put in a large saucepan along with the rest of the ingredients.

  2. Bring to the boil, stirring regularly, then cover and cook over a low heat for 1 hr or until tender and the liquid has been absorbed, stirring occasionally. Season to taste. Can be made ahead, covered and chilled for two days or frozen for up to one month. Reheat in a pan or in the microwave.

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