Sweet and sour red cabbage and pears

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h

Serves

8

Sweet and sour red cabbage and pears

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup diced pancetta
  • 2 large onions , thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks , broken
  • 1 small red cabbage , quartered, cored and thinly sliced (14 cups)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
  • 2 pears , sliced into wedges
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  • HEAT oil in a large pot over medium. Add pancetta and cook, stirring until crisp, about 5 min. Add onions and cook, stirring until browned and softened, about 8 min. Stir in garlic, cloves and cinnamon and cook for 1 min.
  • ADD cabbage, salt and pepper and cook, stirring often until slightly wilted, 5 minutes. Add sugar and vinegar and cook, stirring until softened, 10 min. Add pears and ⅓ cup water and cook, stirring, until pears are cooked and cabbage is tender, 10 to 15 min. Discard cloves and cinnamon sticks.
  • STIR in butter and parsley.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 184,
  • Protein
  • 6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 374 mg.
  • Good source of
  • vitamin C