A healthy side dish of braised cabbage with rich spices – a perfect Sunday roast or Christmas dinner accompaniment.
- 1 red cabbage, finely shredded
- 2 bay leaves
- 5 star anise
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- 200ml vegetable stock or water
- 50g golden caster sugar
- 75ml cider vinegar
- 2 apples, cored and cut into wedges
- STEP 1. Place all the ingredients except for the apples in a large saucepan and season. Place over a medium heat, bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 30 mins. Add the apples, then continue cooking for 15 mins until tender.