Boozy Braised Red Cabbage

Here’s a classic side dish with a cheeky kick! This colourful, fruity, and irresistibly moreish recipe will add a little oomph to your Christmas dinner.


Boozy Braised Red Cabbage

  • Prep Time 0m
  • Cook Time 1h 40m
  • Servings 6


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 
  • 2 red onions, chopped 
  • 1 medium-sized red cabbage, roughly chopped 
  • 1 large apple, roughly chopped 
  • 2 Tbsp sultanas 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 
  • 1 Tbsp sugar 
  • 1 tsp ground mixed spice 
  • 4 Tbsp vegan red wine 
  • Warm 1 tablespoonful of the oil in a large pan. Add the onion and fry for 5 minutes, until soft.
  • Stir in the cabbage, apple, sultanas, salt, pepper, sugar, mixed spice, vegan red wine, and remaining oil.
  • Cover, bring to the boil, then simmer on a very low heat for 90 minutes.