Recipe courtesy of Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson

Swedish Red Cabbage

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 3 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 3 hr
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 ounces butter

2 large red cabbages, cored and shredded

2 tablespoons black treacle

1 onion, grated

2 to 3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced

3 tablespoons lemon juice

4 fluid ounces red wine

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Melt the butter in a large heavy casserole. Throw in cabbage, add the black treacle and cook over a low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in the onion; apples and lemon juice; wine and salt and pepper. Simmer gently for 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Adjust seasoning.