This recipe for cabbage is quick to make but is full of so much flavor. It will be a favorite that you will use over and over.
SPICED SAUTÉED RED CABBAGE WITH CRANBERRIES
Serves 4 to 6
1lb. red cabbage, cut into 4 sections and cored
1 tbs. groundnut oil or vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
1/3 tsp. powdered cloves
1/3 tsp. powdered cinnamon
1/3 tsp. nutmeg
1 tbs. heaped – brown sugar
1 ½ tbs. red wine vinegar
4 oz. cranberries
Salt and pepper to taste
Shred the cabbage finely into 1/4 “ shreds, discard any tough stalky bits. Heat oil in pan over medium heat, stir in onion, cook for 2 – 3 minutes, then add garlic and continue to cook for another 2 – 3 minutes. Turn heat up to high and add cabbage. Keep the cabbage constantly moving so it comes into contact with hot pan on all sides.
After about 3 – 4 minutes of cooking, still stirring, sprinkle in the spices, season with salt and pepper then add cranberries. Turn heat down and let it cook for a further 5 – 10 minutes depending on how cooked you like the cranberries, stirring once or twice. Check a piece of cabbage to see if it is tender, when it’s ready turn the heat up, sprinkle in the sugar and vinegar, give a few more good stirs and you are ready to serve.