Braised red cabbage with apples
900gm red cabbage, shredded
450gm onion, chopped small
450gm cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped small
3 tbs wine vinegar
3 tbs brown sugar
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped very small
¼ level tsp ground cinnamon
¼ level tsp grated nutmeg
salt and grated black pepper
Mix the cabbage and apples together along with the spices, sugar, vinegar and garlic and some salt and pepper in a casserole and dot the surface with the butter.
Cook covered for about 2.5 hours at 1500C, gas mark 2, till the mix has softened but stir every 20 minutes or so. Check the seasoning before it cools. Freeze in 200gm portions for two people or proportionally for more.