Danish Braised Cabbage

Total Time
2hrs 50mins
20 mins
2 hrs 30 mins

This red cabbage recipe is a tangy addition to meals, and it's quite easy to prepare. Note that the flavor deepens and improves if you prepare the dish a day ahead, refrigerate it, and then reheat it on the stove or in a 325-degree oven before serving.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Wash cabbage, remove outer leaves, and cut in half lengthwise; remove core; slice or chop fine, using a knife or food processor.
  3. In a heavy 4- or 5-quart casserole, combine butter, sugar, salt, water, and vinegar.
  4. Bring to a boil on the stove; add cabbage and toss well to coat.
  5. Bring to a boil; cover casserole, and place in oven.
  6. Bake for 2 hours.
  7. Check occasionally and add some water if all the liquid has cooked away.
  8. Ten minutes before cooking is finished, stir in jelly and apple; replace cover.