Spiced Red Cabbage with Port wine

Spiced Red Cabbage

Recipe: Spiced Red Cabbage with Port

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Red cabbage makes a colourful and tasty alternative to the ‘love-or-hate’ Brussel Sprout and this recipe adds a spicy new dimension.

Ingredients (Serves 4):


  • 1 red cabbage
  • 25g butter
  • 1 onion
  • Zest and juice of an orange
  • 1 Cinamonn stick
  • 200 ml of Port (Fine Ruby or Select reserve)
  • 1 tbsp of Red wine or cider vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper



Cooking instructions:

Spiced Red Cabbage with Port

Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently fry the onions, taking care not to brown them as this will make them bitter. Once the onions are soft and translucent and the cinnamon stick and orange juice and bring to a simmer.

Add the red cabbage, Port and Balsamic vinegar, cover and simmer slowly for about 45 minutes or until the red cabbage is soft. Season to taste and serve.

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