Christmas Vegan Spiced Braised Cabbage

19 Dec

This has a wonderful smell and great Christmassy taste! Its rich deep purple tones look fabulous on any Christmas table.

You will need:
1 litre orange juice
1 red cabbage, finely sliced
¼ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice
1 zest of orange
200g dark brown sugar

In a large pot, put in all of your ingredients and bring to the boil. Simmer for 1-1 ½ hours and keep an eye on the liquid level.

Severe warm with some fresh cranberry and orange zest and fresh chopped parsley.

It’s even better the following day as the flavour develops.

Top Tips:

You can add whole spices if you wish and have the time to fish them out or if your guest don’t mint finding them!

You can also use any juice that you like, such as – apple, orange, cranberry, pomegranate.

Some recipes also add dried fruits like cranberries, raisins, prunes and figs.

The beauty of this recipe is that it can adapt to what you have in the press!






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