Honeyed Red Cabbage with Bramley Apples Recipe | Abel & Cole
Honeyed Red Cabbage with Bramley Apples
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Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr 10 mins
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82 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 red cabbage
  • 4 shallots
  • 2 Bramley apples
  • 8 juniper berries
  • 45g honey
  • 60 x 30ml red wine vinegar
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Halve and quarter the cabbage. Slice out the thick, hard core in the middle. Peel off any torn outer leaves. Finely slice the cabbage. Pop it into a colander and give it a good rinse.

  • 2.

    Peel and finely slice the shallots. Peel the apples. Quarter them. Slice out the cores and seeds. Finely chop the apple.

  • 3.

    Pop the juniper berries in a mortar or bowl. Crush them with a pestle or the back of a spoon. Add the honey and the vinegar. Stir to mix them together.

  • 4.

    Pop a third of the cabbage in the bottom of a large casserole dish or heavy-based pan. Top with half the shallots and apples. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 5.

    Top with another third of the cabbage, then the rest of the shallots and apples. Season and top with the last of the cabbage.

  • 6.

    Pour the honey mixture over the cabbage. Add 2 tbsp cold water. Pop on a lid. Bring to the boil. Once it’s boiling, turn the heat right down to low. Simmer for 1 hour till the cabbage is soft. Taste and adjust the seasoning to serve.