Spiced braised red cabbage with red wine vinegar and chestnuts recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 5mins to prepare and 35mins to cook
  • 129 calories / serving
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This delicious cabbage recipe is packed with warm spices and chestnuts, making it perfect as a festive side dish or accompaniment to any hearty roast. 

  1. Core and slice the cabbage. Heat the oil in a large pot. Add the onion and cabbage and sauté for 10 minutes. Season to taste.
  2. Add the spices, sugar and vinegar, and stir well. Cook on a low heat for 15 minutes, then add the chestnuts and cook all together for a further 10 minutes.

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1 small head red cabbage

2 tbsp olive oil

1 medium red onion, cut into half moons

1 tsp each cumin and coriander seeds, roughly crushed

1 cinnamon stick

3 tbsp soft brown sugar

75ml (3fl oz) red wine vinegar

200g (7oz) whole peeled chestnuts (vacuum-packed)

  • Energy 540kj 129kcal 6%
  • Fat 4g 6%
  • Saturates 1g 3%
  • Sugars 11g 13%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 21.4g Protein 1.8g Fibre 3.7g


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