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Spicy Red Cabbage Braised in Red Wine - An Ode to Autumn Flavors

Red cabbage, humble and sturdy, transforms into an exquisite dish under the skillful hands of the culinary artist. Prepared with love and attention, this fall vegetable is slowly braised in a luxurious blend of red wine, warming spices and sweet apples, delivering a depth of flavor that will delight even the most discerning palate.

The secret lies in the judicious use of spices. A cinnamon stick or a touch of powdered cinnamon, combined with the aniseed sweetness of star anise stars, infuses the dish with comforting warmth. Each bite is a celebration of flavors that blend and complement each other beautifully, creating a delicate balance of sweet, sour and salty.

The red cabbage is slowly simmered until it becomes tender and absorbent, a sponge for all the wonderful aromas around it. The apples provide a subtle sweetness that contrasts wonderfully with the acidity of the red wine vinegar and the red wine itself. The final presentation, a deep and tempting red, is a feast for the eyes as much as for the taste buds.

This dish is worthy of Michelin-star establishments, where each ingredient plays a key role in creating a memorable dining experience. And yet, with a little patience and dedication, you can recreate this experience in the comfort of your own kitchen. Both rustic and refined, it is the very essence of culinary art at home.

🔍 Information Details
⏱️ Preparation time 20 minutes
🍳 Cooking time 1 hour
⏲️ Total time 1 hour 20 minutes
🔧 Difficulty level AVERAGE
🍽️ Servings 6 persons
🔥 Calories (approximate) Variable


  • 1 medium red cabbage
  • 2 apples
  • 1 red onion
  • 3 cloves of black garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 300 ml of red wine
  • 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Either 1 stick of cinnamon or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of powdered cinnamon
  • 2 anise stars
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


This recipe is very flexible and can be adapted depending on your personal tastes and the ingredients you have on hand. Good tasting !

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Can we replace red wine with something else?

Yes, you can use apple juice or vegetable stock instead of red wine.

What type of apples should you use for this recipe?

Firm-fleshed apples like Granny Smith or Golden Delicious are ideal for this recipe.

When is the best time to serve this braised red cabbage?

This dish is perfect for a fall or winter meal because it's comforting and full of flavor.

Can this recipe be made in advance?

Yes, this dish keeps well and the flavors even develop over time. You can prepare it a day in advance.

How can I make this dish vegan?

Simply replace the honey with maple syrup or brown sugar to make this dish vegan.

Can we replace garlic with black garlic in this recipe?

Yes, you can replace the garlic with black garlic. Black garlic has a milder, subtly sweet flavor, which adds extra complexity to the dish.

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Micheline Chevalier

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