Red cabbage with pickled walnuts and balsamic
Prepared a day ahead, this rich, spicy side is delicious with roasts and cold cuts.
✿ 2 large onions, sliced
✿ A pinch each of ground cloves, nutmeg and mixed spice
✿ 2tbsp vegetable oil
✿ 1 red cabbage (about 1kg/2¼lb), chopped
✿ 4 pickled walnuts, sliced
✿ 3 Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
✿ 200g (7oz) brown sugar
✿ 150ml (¼pt) balsamic vinegar
✿ 1 cinnamon stick
1 Fry the onions gently with the spices in a little oil until soft. In a large casserole dish, layer the cabbage with the pickled walnuts, apples, onions and sugar. Pour over the vinegar, add the cinnamon stick and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
2 Cover and cook for 90 mins over a very low heat, or in the oven at 150C/Gas 2, adding a little water if needed.
343 cals, 8g fat, 1g sat fat, 60g carbs