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A bowl serving juniper & apple red cabbage

Juniper & apple red cabbage

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • 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

  • Freezable
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal120
low infat3g
saturates2g
carbs17g
sugars16g
fibre6g
protein2g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½kg red cabbage , quartered, tough core removed
  • 2 red onions , sliced
  • 4 red apples , peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 orange , zested
  • 2 tsp juniper berries , lightly crushed
  • 1 tbsp light soft brown sugar
  • 60ml cider vinegar
  • 250ml cloudy apple juice
  • 25g butter

Method

  • STEP 1

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

  • STEP 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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Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2017

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