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Braised Red Cabbage

Beautifully hued and easy to whip up on the fly, this balanced vegetable side goes well with anything, especially heady meat dishes.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Midwestern
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 head cabbage, about 2 lbs
  • 1/2 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 1/2 cup broth
  • 3 tbs red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Warm oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and sauté until just beginning to caramelize, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and sauté one minute more.
  • Add cabbage and caraway seeds, with a pinch of salt, and toss. Cook, tossing frequently, until cabbage has wilted, about 4 minutes.
  • Add broth, then cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add vinegar then cover and cook until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes.

Notes

The tart flavors in this dish balance out rich dishes like pot roastsvenison steaks, and rabbit stews.