Christmas Cabbage

Christmas CabbageAn easy to prepare side dish for any festive meal. This was one of two dishes I cooked in advance (the other being mashed swede), so I didn’t have too much to do on Christmas Day.

Christmas Cabbage
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins

Red Cabbage with cranberries and balsamic vinegar

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Everyday Recipes
  • 1 medium red cabbage
  • 1 large onion
  • 200 g fresh cranberries
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 200 ml vegetable stock
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 100 g brown sugar
  1. Peel and slice the onion. Finely slice the cabbage, removing outer leaves and core.

  2. Put the oil into a large pan and add the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally until it begins to caramelise.

  3. Add the cabbage, and continue to cook,, stirring frequently, until the cabbage softens.

  4. Add the stock, balsamic and sugar, give a good stir and then cover pan and cook for 10 minutes on a low heat.

  5. Add the cranberries and cook for a further 10-15 minutes.

Recipe Notes

This dish can be prepared in advance and reheated.

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