Braised Red Cabbage and Pears

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Strong-flavored cabbage and onions can overwhelm any dish: here they're subdued by the sweetness of the pears and cinnamon.
8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1 teaspoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onion, separated into rings
6 cups sliced red cabbage
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
2 bay leaves
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced peeled Anjou pear (about 2 pears)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in cabbage, vinegar, sugar, bay leaves, and cinnamon stick; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until cabbage is tender. Stir in pear, salt, and pepper; cover and cook 5 minutes. Discard bay leaves and cinnamon stick.

Created date

December 1999

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 0.9 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 13.2 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 153 mg
Calcium 35 mg