Braised Red Cabbage
This simple recipe is a perfect winter side dish for any meal.
- 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Oro Del Desierto
- Good-sized knob Butter, Unsalted
- 1 peeled and cut into thin wedges Onion, Red
- 1 large clove peeled and finely chopped Garlic
- 1/2 deseeded and finely chopped Chilli, Red
- 2 Herb, Rosemary
- 1 large Apple, Gala
- 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
- 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
- 200ml Red Wine
- to taste Ground Black Pepper
- to taste Salt
Set the oven to 160°C/320°F/Gas Mark 3. Heat the oil and butter in a large ovenproof pan. Add the onion and cook gently for 10 minutes. Stir in the cabbage, garlic, chilli, rosemary, coarsely grated apple, sugar, vinegar and wine. Season well.
Cover with baking paper then the lid. Bake for 1 1⁄2 – 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Check the seasoning before serving with roast meat or spicy sausages and mash. For a glossier finish to the dish, drizzle the cabbage with more olive oil and stir in lightly.