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Red Cabbage & Apple

If you're finding it tough to get your family to eat red cabbage, then this recipe is for you.


Serves 4 as a side dish

  • 1 medium red cabbage (or ½ large one)
  • 1 large apple (peeled, if you prefer)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ mug water
  • 1 dessertspoon vegetable oil


  1. Slice the cabbage finely. Cut the apple into quarters, remove the core and slice finely or grate.
  2. Heat the oil and add the cabbage. Stir and saut´┐Ż for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the cinnamon, sugar, apple and the water. Stir regularly as you simmer it for 5 minutes, until most of the water has evaporated.

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

15 minutes

Notes & Variations on Red Cabbage & Apple

Experiment with spices. Nutmeg also works well.

If you want to avoid sugar, add a large handful of raisins or sultanas after frying the cabbage.


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