Braised red cabbage

Braised red cabbage

This Christmas red cabbage recipe couldn't be simpler, just put all the ingredients in an ovenproof pan or casserole, cover and bake. Make it ahead for a stress-free Christmas dinner or follow the recipe tip to make it in a slow cooker.



  1. Preheat the oven to 170C/150C Fan/Gas 3.

  2. Mix the cabbage with the rest of the ingredients and put in an ovenproof dish.

  3. Season well and cover with foil.

  4. Bake for 1–1½ hours, or until the cabbage is tender and juicy. Mix the ingredients together two to three times during cooking.

  5. Allow to cool, then store in the fridge. Reheat when needed.

Recipe Tips

This recipe can be frozen. Simply defrost and reheat in the microwave when you need it.

To make this in a slow cooker, add all the ingredients, stir well and heat on low for 5 hours, or until tender (if you like your cabbage sliced quite thickly it will take longer to cook).