Old Dutch braised red cabbage


A delicious Dutch side dish that goes well with gamey meat.


3 1⁄2 oz pancetta (diced)
1 3⁄4 oz butter
1 onion (red onion, cut into rings)
3 1⁄2 oz sugar
1 pn salt
1 pn pepper
1 stk cinnamon
2 clove
1⁄4 c wine (red wine)
4⁄5 oz vinegar
2 apple (peeled and cut in slices)


  1. Melt the butter in a casserole then add the pancetta and onion for about 5 minutes.
  2. Then add the spices for a couple minutes more and eventually the cabbage, making sure to stir.
  3. Add the wine and vinegar then lie the apples on top of the cabbage, close the lid and leave to cook on low heat for an hour.
  4. Remove the spices before serving.
4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
1 hour, 25 minutes