Purple cabbage

Don’t know what to do with cabbage? Try this and you will be surprised, even cabbage haters like this recipe!

Braised purple cabbage

1 small purple cabbage
1 small fennel bulb (optional but nice)
2 tbs dried cranberries
2 apples (peeled & diced)
1 tbs butter
1 tbs olive oil
0.5 large vegetable stock cube (I like Massel)
2 star anise
0.5 tsp fennel seeds
2 bay leaves (optional)
salt/pepper to taste
onion or leek optional
Put all ingredients into a medium size saucepan with a splash of water to get it going, once simmering turn down to lowest setting and simmer away until transparent, stir often. Remove star anise and bay leaves before serving.
Miniature purple cabbage, isn't it pretty?
Miniature purple cabbage, isn’t it pretty?



  1. Juliemc   •  

    Wow , I will definitely be making that !

  2. Laura   •  

    I LOVE purple cabbage…of course as I am not a vego I like mine to have bacon in it. 🙂

    • lemmiec@live.com.au   •     Author

      Yeah, bacon, speck or dutch smoked sausage mmmm

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