• East African Cabbage


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East African Cabbage


1 head of medium sized cabbage, chopped
1 medium sized onion, diced
1/2 tbsp salt
Olive oil for sautéing
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ginger, minced
1 medium sized jalapeno or bell pepper, diced small
A small teaspoon of turmeric


Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

Add onion and sauté until fragrant, about 4 minutes.

Add salt and turmeric and cook until fragrant.

Add the cabbage, jalapeno or bell peppers, garlic and ginger and cook for about 5 minutes.

Add 1/2 cup of water, bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.

Serve over injera, rice, whole wheat bread, or pita bread.

Makes 4 servings

Recipe courtesy of Shegitu Kebede, Flamingo Restaurant

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