Braised red cabbage

Total Prep and Cook Time: 60 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

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


  1. On high heat, place a medium-to-large pot with a lid on the stove top.
  2. Add olive oil, onions and ham. Cook for approximately 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add apples and cabbage. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add wine, vinegar, cinnamon, salt and pepper, cover with a lid and reduce heat to a simmer.
  5. Let cabbage simmer for 45 minutes to an hour until the cabbage is tender.
  6. Taste and re-season if necessary.

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