Cabbage with Chestnuts Veg HT
Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Fruit Nuts Accompaniment
Gluten Wheat Free Eggless
450g/1lb Red Cabbage, finely shredded
1 Onion, sliced
1 Large Apple, peeled and cut into 8 wedges
3 tbsp Water
1 tbsp Wine Vinegar
1. Melt the butter
in a large saucepan, add the cabbage, onion, apple, with salt, water and
vinegar, mix well then cover tightly and cook over a very low heat for about 1
hour or until the cabbage is tender, stirring from time to time and adding more
water if necessary to prevent it sticking.
bring a large pan of water to
the boil and using a sharp knife, cut the chestnuts in half.
Add the chestnuts to the pan and cook for about 20 minutes or until
4. Remove the chestnuts with
a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl of iced water . This helps release the
shell and skin from the nut itself. After a few minutes, remove the shell with a
knife and peel off all traces of the skin.
5. Five minutes
before the end of the cabbage cooking time, add the skinned chestnuts, mix well,
re-cover and continue to cook for a further 5 minutes.
6. Drain the cabbage
through a colander, and return to the pan with a generous knob of butter and
plenty of black pepper. Stir lightly to mix and serve very hot.
This is a lovely dish
and would be ideal to serve with the turkey at Christmas.
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