Braised red cabbage with ginger and cranberries

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Braised red cabbage with ginger and cranberries
Braised red cabbage with ginger and cranberries
Red cabbage
Servings:Servings: 10
Calories per serving:110
Ready in:2 hours 20 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:2 hours
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th October 2012

A lovely winter vegetable that is an ideal accompaniment to a Christmas meal. The addition of acid (sherry vinegar in this instance) enables the cabbage to retains its red colour.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 150° C (300° F - gas 2)


  1. Add everything apart from the cranberries to a large lidded oven proof casserole dish
  2. Puth the casserole on the hob and heat gently whilst stirring now and then, until the butter has melted
  3. Cover and place in the oven and cook for 1 hour
  4. Add the cranberries, give it a quick stir and cook for one more hour

Peeling ginger

There is no need to peel ginger. As a result of attending a Thai cookery demo, we have learnt that peeling ginger is unnecessary unless for aesthetic purposes as the skin is high in fibre and full of flavour. However, do remove any bits that have become tough or woody.

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