Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Braised Red Cabbage

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  • Level: Easy
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2 1/2 pounds red cabbage

1/2 cup red wine vinegar

1 onion, medium dice

3 tablespoon butter

3 medium apple, peeled and diced

1/2 cup Lyles Golden cane syrup (3/4 ounce brown sugar can be substituted)

3/4 cup red wine

Spice sachet: 5 cloves, 5 allspice, 1 bayleaf

Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Remove the 2 outer leaves of the cabbage. Cut the cabbage in half. Core it and cut into thin julienne. Saute cabbage and onions in butter for 5 minutes, or until the cabbage starts to wilt. Add the apple, vinegar, cane syrup, red wine, spice sachet. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Adjust seasoning by adding more salt, syrup and wine to taste.;