Slow cooker red cabbage
- Preparation and cooking time
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- Serves 8
Dig out your slow cooker for this delicious red cabbage. Braised cabbage makes the perfect side dish for a festive lunch or roast dinner
- STEP 1
Heat your slow cooker to Low. Peel the outer leaves from the cabbage and discard. Quarter the cabbage, removing the tough stem, then thinly slice. Arrange a layer of the cabbage on the bottom of your slow cooker, then top with some of the onions, apples, zest, mixed spice, sugar and some seasoning. Continue to create layers until you have used up these ingredients. Season.
- STEP 2
Pour over the vinegar and cider and dot the butter on top. Cover with a lid and cook for 4-5 hrs until tender. Will keep in the fridge, covered, for up to three days or in the freezer for up to two months. Reheat in a pan or in the microwave.
GET TO KNOW YOUR SLOW COOKER
The temperature of slow cookers can vary vastly; you’ll get to know your slow cooker the more you use it.
TRY THE HIGH SETTING
On a High setting, the cabbage should take 2-3 hrs. Smaller slow cookers will cook faster than larger ones.