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Devilish red cabbage

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Dietary Vegetarian
Try this mouthwatering winter warmer of red cabbage stewed with apples and spices.


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion, red cabbage and apple and cook gently for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the ginger and cinnamon or allspice and the vegetable stock. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated and the vegetables are tender.

  3. Season to taste and serve.


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 450g/1lb red cabbage, shredded
  • 225g/8oz cooking apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2.5cm/1in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated
  • pinch of ground cinnamon or allspice
  • 150ml/¼pt vegetable stock
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

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