Cabbage with chorizo and apple recipe

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This spicy and flavoursome cabbage with chorizo and apple is a great side dish that would go well with pork or lamb. Or as a delicious starter

Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Liven up boring old cabbage with some Spanish spice! This is a handy and quick side dish to have up your sleeve when you’re feeding a lot of people. The spicy chorizo sausage and sweet apple make it a perfect accompaniment to roast pork so if you fancy something different with your roast dinner, this would be the perfect recipe. It only takes 10 mins to cook so it’s a speedy side dish full of flavor.


  • 25g butter
  • 100g cooking chorizo, diced
  • 1 cooking apple, peeled and diced
  • 1 spring cabbage, sliced into ribbons




  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan.
  2. Fry the chorizo for 5 mins, then add the apple and fry for 5 more mins.
  3. Add the cabbage and toss with the chorizo and apple. Cook until the cabbage is wilted.
  4. Season to taste.
Top Tip for making Cabbage with chorizo and apple

Chorizo too spicy for you? Try diced pancetta instead.


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