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Braised Red Cabbage And Cranberries With Juniper And Gin

Type: Fruit, Vegetables
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons 45mlUnsalted butter
3 cups 711mlThinly-sliced red cabbage - (1/2 head)
1 cup 93g / 3.3ozFresh cranberries - slightly crushed
  Coarse sea salt - to taste
12   Juniper berries - crushed
1/2 cup 118mlGin
1 tablespoon 15mlHoney - (to 2) - or to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Melt the butter in a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Add the cabbage and cranberries, sprinkle liberally with salt and stir until completely coated with the butter.

Stir in the juniper berries and gin. Lower the heat, cover the pan and simmer, stirring often, until the cabbage is just tender, about 12 minutes.

Add honey to taste, leaving the cabbage fairly tart. Season with more salt and pepper.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

Each serving: 144 calories; 56 mg. sodium; 16 mg. cholesterol; 6 grams fat; 4 grams saturated fat; 18 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 5.71 grams fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 12-18-2002


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