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Braised Red Cabbage Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Jensen
Added: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 lb red cabbage (1 medium head), quartered, cored, and thinly sliced crosswise; 4 bacon slices, chopped; 1 tablespoon unsalted butter; 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced ; 1/2 cup white-wine vinegar; 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar; 1 tablespoon salt; 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse cabbage under cold water, then drain (do not pat dry).
Cook bacon in an 8-quart heavy pot over moderately low heat, stirring, until crisp, about 3 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving it for another use. Add butter to bacon fat, then increase heat to moderate and cook onions, stirring, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir in cabbage, vinegar, brown sugar, salt, and pepper and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 1 1/4 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cabbage may be cooked 1 day ahead and cooled uncovered, then chilled, and covered. Reheat over moderate heat, stirring occasionally.

 

 

 

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