Braised Red Cabbage With Currants Recipe

Step 1

Toast caraway or cumin seeds in a roaster oven or frying pan until they smell nutty, about 1 min. In a large pot, heat wine. Add onion & salt, and saute for 5 min., until onion wilts and smells very sweet. Add red cabbageand saute over medium-low heat until it wilts a little, about 5 min. (Add water as needed to prevent sticking.) Add caraway or cumin seeds and currants. Mix vinegar and water or apple juice, pour over the cabbage and mix well. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly oil a 6-8 cup baking dish and spoon the cabbage and liquid into it. Cover and bake for 45 to 60 minutes. Serve warm or at room temp. Serves 6. This may be refrigerated in dish for 3-4 days and reheated in covered casserole in the oven.

Things You'll Need

  • 1tb Whole caraway seeds
  • -=OR=- Cumin seeds
  • 2ts Dry red wine
  • 1 Red or yellow onion
  • - thinly sliced
  • 1/4ts Salt; more to taste
  • 1sm Red cabbage; thinly sliced
  • 1/2c Currants (or raisins)
  • 2tb Vinegar (or more to taste)
  • -(red wine, cider or rice)
  • 2/3c Water or apple juice

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