This sweet red cabbage recipe is not one of my usual image heavy posts, but you know when you create something that works and also tastes amazing. Additionally this is a recipe that it never occurred to me to make from scratch before. And easy recipes for red cabbage are just what we need on a frosty Sunday afternoon.
Yet Red cabbage has to be one of my favourite additions to a roast dinner. With this in mind I just had to share this recipe with you, In fact it’s a game changer.
Roast Dinner Is Not Complete Without Sweet Red Cabbage.
It’s a real highlight for me. But it’s hard to buy red cabbage in the shops at many times of year. However you can get fresh red cabbages all year round.
Usually gracing Christmas isles nearer to the big event. So when I went in hunt for sweet red cabbage last week to serve with roast dinner. Much to my horror I was told it was a seasonal product. I Consequently stood in the supermarket and googled the recipe
And let me tell you I won’t be buying it again. As indeed like always, home-made is best. And in this case this braised sweet red cabbage recipe is a hell of a lot cheaper and sooo easy!
Easy Recipes For Red Cabbage With Only 5 Ingredients
Roast dinner is a big meal to make, this is an easy 5 ingredient red cabbage, perfect to throw in a pan and simmer away whilst roast dinner is cooking.
- 1 red cabbage, coarsely chopped, make sure you remove the hard inner core and outer leaves.
- 1/2 cup of balsamic vinegar
- 4 tbsp of canderel spoonful or sugar
- 4 tbsp of butter
- Salt and Pepper to season
How To Make Sweet Red Cabbage For Roast Dinner And Christmas Dinner.
Can You Freeze Braised Red Cabbage?
Yes you can freeze once its been cooked. I always make up a couple of batches of cabbage and separate into portions in freezer bags. Which you can freeze for up to 3 months.
It’s also great to have ready in the freezer, ready to pull out for roast dinners and it makes Sundays so much easier having home made frozen portions ready to go. Just thoroughly defrost and reheat in a pan to use.
Recipes For Red Cabbage Variations
Try adding apple instead of sugar, or cranberries and star anise for Red Cabbage For Christmas Dinner.
If you are looking for a lower fat version, click for my SLOW COOKER RED CABBAGE RECIPE
And for ideas of how to cook brussel sprouts with pancetta check out this this brussel sprout recipe here.
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