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    Red cabbage with sloe gin & juniper

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Christmas
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 1 hour 50 minutes
    • Total time: 2 hours

    Serves: 6 - 8


    1 tbsp vegetable oil
    30g unsalted butter
    2 red onions, sliced
    1 small red cabbage, finely sliced 
    1 bramley apple, grated
    1 large cinnamon stick
    2 star anise
    1 tsp juniper berries, crushed
    11⁄2 tsp salt
    4 tbsp red wine vinegar
    5 tbsp soft light brown sugar
    100ml sloe gin 


    1. Preheat the oven to 150 ̊C, gas mark 2. Heat the oil and butter in a large ovenproof casserole dish over a medium heat. Add the onion and cabbage and fry gently for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the remaining ingredients and 200ml water.

    2. Cover and bake for 1 hour 45 minutes, until tender and the liquid has evaporated. Stir every 30 minutes; add more water if needed. 

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