Go Back
+ servings
Braised red cabbage with parsley leaves

Gordon Ramsay's Braised Red Cabbage Recipe

Gordon Ramsay's braised red cabbage is a low-fat delicious Christmas side dish. It has slow cooked cabbage braised with the red wine vinegar and flavored with cinnamon, star anise, sugar, and cloves. The apples add a mild sour taste to the cabbage and the red wine vinegar adds a deep color and a fruity-tart flavor to this Christmas dish.
No ratings yet
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Baking Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 243 kcal


Casserole Dish (9-inches)
Baking Sheet


  • 21 ounces Red Cabbage (finely shredded)
  • 1 Bramley Apple (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced and zested)
  • 3.5 ounces Butter
  • 3.3 ounces Red Wine Vinegar
  • 3.5 ounce Demerara Sugar
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 2 Cloves
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste)


  • To a casserole dish over medium heat, add butter, cabbage and apples. Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes until cabbage and apples are soft.
  • Add sugar, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, red wine vinegar, and lemon juice along with the lemon zest to the casserole dish. Cook for a few minutes. Then Cover it with wet and crumpled baking paper and bake in the preheated oven (160 C) for about 1.5 hours (stirring every 30 minutes).
  • Let the apples and cabbage get tender, and let the juice reduce. Then, remove from the oven and serve immediately. You can store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days and reheat it to serve.


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 1546IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword American cuisine, Gordon ramsay's braised red cabbage, Red cabbage
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!