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Christmas Spiced Red Cabbage

SERVES: 8
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
STOVE TOP TIME: 40 MINUTES
WONDERBAG TIME: 2 HOURS
DIFFICULTY: EASY

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large red cabbage (about 1kg)
  • 25g butter
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • finely grated rind and juice 1 orange
  • 1 clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 250ml vegetable bouillon
  • 30ml red wine vinegar
  • 250ml water
  • 5ml black pepper
  • 5ml salt
  • 30ml brown sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Peel off the outer leaves of the cabbage, then cut into quarters and slice out the core.
  2. Use a sharp knife or the slicing attachment of a food processor to thinly slice the cabbage.
  3. Heat the butter in a large saucepan, then tip in the onions and gently fry until softened, about 5 mins.
  4. Add the orange zest to the pan along with the cinnamon stick and then cook for 1 min more.
  5. Add the shredded cabbage and then pour over the vegetable bouillon, red wine vinegar, orange juice and water.
  6. Add the sugar and seasoning.
  7. Bring up to the boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer, covered for 20 minutes.
  8. Place the sealed pot on a cloth or mat in the Wonderbag and cook for 2 hours.