tangy braised cabbage and raisins

March 18, 2015

Author Notes: Straddling savory and sweet this tender braised cabbage with golden raisins is an easy side for pork and chicken.garlic and zest

Serves: 6


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 red cabbage (between 2 - 2 1/2 pounds), cored, outer leaves discarded, chopped into one inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
In This Recipe


  1. In a heavy pot or dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  2. Stir in cabbage, golden raisins, and broth. Cover. When broth begins to boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally until cabbage has wilted and raisins have plumped.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine sugar, vinegar and caraway seeds. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  4. When cabbage has cooked, add apple cider mixture and stir to combine. Serve.

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