For a delicious side dish, try Braised Red Cabbage with Apples with its amazing flavor and jewel-like colors. Pairs well with chicken, turkey, duck or goose.
Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

Braised Red Cabbage with Apples
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Polish
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 Cup diced onion
  • 1 garlic clove; minced
  • 2 pounds red cabbage head; cored, shredded
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/4 Cup white vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 apple; seeded, quartered
  • 1 thick bacon slice; cut in thirds
Instructions
  1. Heat oil and butter in 5-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in shredded cabbage, water, vinegar, sugar, caraway seeds and salt.
  2. Bury apple quarters and bacon pieces in cabbage.
  3. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, until very tender, about 2 hours.
  4. Check cabbage periodically during simmering and stir. If cabbage looks dry, add a bit more water. Adjust seasoning.
  5. If making ahead, cool thoroughly, then refrigerate overnight.
  6. Reheat over low heat before serving.
  7. Serve with duck, chicken or turkey, or one of the other flavored poultry sausages on the market.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: each of 8 Calories: 82 Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 17g Sodium: 480mg Fiber: 1.37g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 2mg

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