Braised Red Cabbage for Two

This recipe is always a favorite. Complex, sweet, rich, and creamy, youʼll get a lot of requests for this dish.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 large white onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion 5 minutes until softened. Add cabbage, apple, vinegar, sugar, wine, water, clove, and cinnamon stick.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cook very gently for 1 hour and 15 minutes, covered. Turn off heat and remove clove and cinnamon stick. Add the remaining butter, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 large white onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion 5 minutes until softened. Add cabbage, apple, vinegar, sugar, wine, water, clove, and cinnamon stick.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cook very gently for 1 hour and 15 minutes, covered. Turn off heat and remove clove and cinnamon stick. Add the remaining butter, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium50mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars11g
Protein1g