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    Creamed savoy cabbage with cider, apple and cumin

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Total time: 55 minutes

    Serves: 4 as a side


    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 onions, thinly sliced
    2 tsp cumin seeds, plus extra to garnish
    2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    250ml dry cider
    1½ tbsp cider vinegar
    500g savoy cabbage, leaves sliced 2cm thick
    1 apple, thinly sliced
    1 tsp salt
    100ml crème fraîche


    1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then add the onion and 2 tsp cumin seeds. Cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring often, until the onions are soft and starting to caramelise.

    2. Stir in the garlic for a few seconds, then pour in the cider and vinegar. Add the cabbage and apple and mix everything together. Add the salt, bring to a simmer, cover with a lid and cook for 15 minutes until the cabbage is soft.

    3. Stir in the crème fraîche and simmer over a low heat for 2 minutes more. Check the seasoning and grind in plenty of black pepper. Sprinkle with some more cumin seeds before serving. LH 

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    This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, January 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue


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