“A colleague of mine, after a conversation about how I had continuously ruined every attempt to cook red cabbage, gave me this recipe. It really is indestructible and mouth-wateringly good! It went down a treat with my mum at Christmas, who is an amazing yet picky cook. It was a complete hit with everyone to be honest, even my 3-year-old son! Give it a try; if you love red cabbage, you're on to a winner.”
3hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop the bacon and fry (using a little oil) until crispy in a large casserole dish. Turn down the heat and add the cabbage, apple, cinnamon, seasoning and the sugar and mix. Add the red wine. Put the lid on and turn the heat up until bubbling. Simmer for 3 hours.
  2. TIP: If you need to leave this for longer you can. My colleague said she has let this simmer for 5 hours and it still came out lovely. Hence the name -- indestructible red cabbage!
  3. She also said that it freezes well -- enjoy.

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