Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Swedish Red Cabbage

ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 4 tart green apples (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed golden brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons red or black currant jelly

procedure

dish: side
season: summer, fall

Melt butter in heavy large dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add choped apples and onion sauté until tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in cabbage and cook until slightly wilted, stirring frequently, about 8 minutes. Stir in sugar, cider vinegar, salt, cloves and allspice. Cover and cook until cabbage is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Uncover, add dry red wine and jelly and cook 5 minutes longer. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm, room temperature or chilled.

Bon Appétit, 1992 (from Epicurious.com)

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