Red Cabbage with Apple

A sweet side dish that would compliment many meals.


  • 1 head of red cabbage
  • 1 onion (halved and thinly sliced)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eating apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • 4 tblsp red wine vinegar
  • handful of sun dried raisins (optional)
  • apple concentrate
  • sea salt
  • coarse black pepper


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a heavy based pot. Add the onion and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add the red cabbage, a handful at a time, and fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the sliced apple and a small handful of raisins, the red wine vinegar, 4 tablespoons of water and a pinch of salt.
  4. Cover and cook over a medium heat for 30 minutes until the cabbage is tender. Check half way through and add another 2 tablespoons of water if needed.
  5. Taste the cabbage for sweetness and add apple concentrate gradually until the desired sweetness has been reached.
  6. Season with salt and coarse black pepper.


Use your RTE ID to Join

  • Upload your style photos
  • Create and save recipes
  • Review and Comment
  • Have your say
help Whats this?
Don't have an RTE ID? register