Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

This braised cabbage side is a super healthy and versatile dish with a rich, deep-red colour enhanced by the addition of the Port

Put all the ingredients except the pears in a large pan and cover with a tight- fitting lid. Cook on a low heat for 1 hr, then stir through the pears. Cover and cook for 1 hr more until the...

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cooking time: 2 Hour
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 1 large red cabbage, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion Onion un-yunOnions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia… , sliced
  • 200ml port
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • pinch ground cloves Clove klo-veThe dry, unopened flower bud of the tropical myrtle tree family used to flavour a wide variety…
  • 2 star anise Star anise star an-eeseStar anise is one of the central spices in Chinese cooking. It has a strong anise flavour, with…
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 pear Pear pairLike apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a… , diced

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