Braised Bavarian Red Cabbage
With its vibrant jewel tones, braised red cabbage glows with good health. An excellent side for braised meats.
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 small onion, halved then sliced
1 small red cabbage, cut in half, then thinly sliced
1 large apple, cored and coarsely chopped
1⁄4 cup brown sugar
1⁄4 cup raspberry vinegar, or balsamic vinegar
3⁄4 cup water
3 juniper berries
1 bay leaf
- Heat oil in a Multipurpose Pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and cabbage. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring continuously.
- Add apple, sugar, raspberry vinegar, water, juniper berries and bay leaf.
- Reduce heat to low, cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove juniper berries and bay leaf before serving.
Per serving: Calories 150, Fat 7 g (Saturated 0.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 20 mg, Carbohydrate 22 g (Fibre 2 g, Sugars 19 g), Protein 1 g.
Bump up the flavour by adding 1 or 2 cinnamon sticks while braising.