Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Spiced Red Cabbage with Horseradish Cream

I made this recipe last night, fully intending to have loads left over to use the next day, but it was so delicious that hubby and I scoffed the lot!  It is definitely a recipe to be added to the Christmas meal this year, just the right amount of sweet and sour and low in calories.

Spiced Red Cabbage
Serves 4 as sides

1 red cabbage, core removed and shredded
2 apples, peeled, cored and sliced thinly
2 red onions, sliced thinly
2 tbls soft dark brown sugar
2 tbls red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves or all spice

Horseradish Cream

2 tbls half fat creme fraich
2 tsp horseradish sauce

Pre heat oven to 150oc
Prepare the cabbage and rinse in a colander, the small amount of water clinging to the cabbage with help the cooking. Turn out into a lidded ovenproof dish.  Mix in the onion, apple, sugar, vinegar and spices. Cover and place in the oven for 2:30 mins.  Checking every half hour to stir and make sure that it has not dried out, add a little water if necessary.

Mix together the creme fraich and horseradish sauce and serve on top of the cabbage.

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