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    Maple-braised red cabbage

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Serves: 6


    50g unsalted butter
    1 onion, finely sliced
    small red cabbage (about 900g), finely sliced, core discarded
    1 bramley apple, peeled, cored and finely sliced
    2 star anise
    2 cloves
    4 tbsp maple syrup
    3 tbsp red wine vinegar
    250ml fresh vegetable stock


    1. Heat the butter in a large casserole or sauté pan, add the onion and sauté gently for 5 minutes, until soft. Add the cabbage and cook for 5 minutes, then tip in the apple and spices and sauté for another 5 minutes. Stir in the maple syrup, vinegar and stock, then simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour 15 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and the cabbage is tender. Check the seasoning, adding more maple and vinegar as necessary. 

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