Spiced Red Cabbage

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Yield: 12 servings
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  • 6 slice(s) thick bacon, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large head red cabbage, shredded
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) caraway seeds
  • 1/2 cup(s) water
  • 2 firm, ripe pears, cored, chopped
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cup(s) red wine
  • 3 tablespoon(s) red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup(s) honey
  • salt and pepper
  • caraway seeds and fresh chives to garnish


  1. Dry fry the diced bacon in pan over gentle heat for 5-10 minutes til golden brown.

  2. Stir in onion and cook for 5 minutes til pale golden.

  3. Stir the cabbage, garlic, caraway seeds and the water into the pan. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.

  4. Season well, then add the pears, lemon juice, red wine and vinegar. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes. Stir in honey.

  5. If there is too much cooking liquid remove the lid and allow to reduce. Adjust seasoning to taste. Serve sprinkled with caraway seeds and snipped fresh chives.
March 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psschmidt2 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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