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Spiced Red Cabbage Recipe  

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Serves 4     Hot  Vegetarian Vegan Vegetables  Dried Fruit  Christmas  Xmas  Accompaniment  Healthy Eating  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless   



450g/1lb Red Cabbage, shredded

2 Onions, chopped

2 Cooking Apples, peeled, cored and chopped

3 tbsp Olive Oil

50g/2oz Raisins


2.5cm/1 inch Cinnamon Stick

1/4 teasp Ground Cloves

1 tbsp Brown Sugar

2 tbsp Lemon Juice



1. Put the cabbage into a large saucepan, cover it with cold water and bring tip to the boil; drain in a colander.


2. Fry the onion and apple in the oil in the same large saucepan for 5-10 minutes, then add the cabbage, raisins, salt, cinnamon, ground cloves, sugar and 1 tbsp of the lemon juice. Stir well, cover with a lid and cook over a gentle heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.


3. To serve, remove the cinnamon stick, taste the cabbage and add the rest of the lemon juice if necessary.


A festive accompaniment to serve with turkey or pork at Christmas and Easter.

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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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