Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Raisins Recipe

Carrie Vasios

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Active: 30 mins
Total: 30 mins
Serves: 8 servings

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  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 medium head purple cabbage, chopped, about 12 cups
  • 3/4 cup apple cider
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1 gala apple, cut into matchsticks
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Add cabbage, raisins, caraway seeds, and apple cider and cook, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add apples and cook, covered, until cabbage is tender, about 5 minutes. Add apple cider vinegar and cook, stirring occasionally for three minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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