Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

Yields:  16, 4-ounce servings

  • 3 pounds red cabbage, shredded
  • 12 ounces bacon, medium dice
  • 8 ounces onion, medium dice
  • To taste kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 8 ounces red wine
  • 8 ounces chicken stock
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 12 ounces tart apples, cored and diced
  • 1 ounce brown sugar
  • 2 ounces cider vinegar

1.  Render bacon a pan.  Add the onions and sweat in bacon fat until tender (do not burn).

2.  Add shredded cabbage and sauté for 5 minutes.  Season with kosher salt and pepper.  Add wine, stock and cinnamon sticks.  Cover and braise until cabbage is almost tender, about 20 minutes.

3.  Add apples, brown sugar, vinegar and mix well.

4.  Cover and braise until apples are tender (about 5 minutes).

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