braised red cabbage recipe

Braised red cabbage

Braised cabbage pairs well with most types of roast meat whether you've got a big pork shoulder braisin in the oven or just a few chicken thighs.


1 whole red cabbage, quartered, cored, and shaved thin
1 red onion, sliced
2 apples, peeled, cored and cubed
¼ ham, cut into medium size cubes
1 cup (240 mL) red wine
1 cup (240 mL) apple cider vinegar
2 Tbs (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp cinnamon
To taste salt and pepper


On high heat, place a medium-to-large pot with a lid on the stove top. 

Add olive oil, onions and ham. Cook for approximately 3 to 5 minutes. 

Add apples and cabbage. Cook for another 3 minutes. 

Add wine, vinegar, cinnamon, salt and pepper, cover with a lid and reduce heat to a simmer. 

Let cabbage simmer for 45 minutes to an hour until the cabbage is tender. 

Taste and re-season if necessary.

Total cook time 60 minutes.

Serves 4

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