Braised Red Cabbage With Apples
|Cooking apples||4 (Firm)|
|Red wine vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Oil||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Red wine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Black peppercorns||To Taste|
1 Wash the cabbage.
2 Trim and cut into quarters, removing and discarding the tough remains of the stem and the very large ribs.
3 Shred the cabbage finely.
4 Peel the onion and chop finely.
5 Peel the apples.
6 Cut them into quarters, core, and slice the apples.
7 In a large mixing bowl, combine apple and cabbage.
8 Sprinkle them with vinegar and a generous pinch of salt.
9 In a large heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat the butter and oil.
10 Add the chopped onion and fry gently.
11 When the onion is tender but not browned, add the shredded cabbage and the apple slices.
12 Stir well.
13 Gradually pour in the wine.
14 Cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer gently for 40 minutes, adding a little water if necessary.
15 When the cabbage is tender, add salt if needed along with plenty of freshly ground black pepper.
16 Stir once more.
17 Serve at once.
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 114
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g19.9%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%
Sodium 271.2 mg11.3%
Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.4%
Dietary Fiber 16.7 g66.9%
Sugars 39.9 g
Protein 10 g19.1%
Vitamin A 144.9% Vitamin C 605.8%
Calcium 29.6% Iron 29.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet