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 dish is packed with warm spices, full-bodied red wine vinegar and the woody crunch of chestnuts. As hearty as it is fragrant and vibrant, it is sure to please all of the family. 

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.

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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  • Ingredients

  • 1 small head red cabbage
  • 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into half moons
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, roughly crushed
  • 1tsp coriander seeds, roughly crushed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 75ml (3fl oz) red wine vinegar
  • 200g (7oz) whole peeled chestnuts
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  • Energy 542kj 129kcal 6%
  • Fat 4.4g 6%
  • Saturates 0.6g 3%
  • Sugars 11.4g 13%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

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


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